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Table 3 Serum oxidative status of heat stressed bucks gavaged with soursop juice for 4 weeks

From: Protective effect of soursop (Annona muricata linn.) juice on oxidative stress in heat stressed rabbits

   Treatment 1 (0 mlkg− 1 BW) Treatment 2 (0.55 mlkg− 1 BW) Treatment 3 (1.11 mlkg− 1 BW) Treatment 4 (1.67 mlkg− 1 BW) Treatment 5 (2.22 mlkg−1 BW) SEM
Total Protein (g/dL) 54.8 14.92a 8.57b 14.28a 13.18a 11.10a 1.24
Cholesterol (mg/dL) 51.04 61.17a 48.26b 46.95b 50.47b 50.88b 3.86
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 114.53 148.01a 129.61b 103.49c 103.31c 99.52c 9.09
Lipid Peroxidation (TBARS/mg protein) 0.09 1.46a 0.90b 0.96b 0.79c 0.75c 0.05
Glutathione (μg GSH /min/mg protein) 54.05 17.39c 20.90c 27.08b 33.86a 38.46a 3.48
Catalase (nm H2O2 /min/mg protein) 132.77 54.01b 95.05a 87.38a 90.02a 96.50a 6.38
Superoxide Dismutase (U/min/mg protein) 78.68 21.74c 24.64c 35.87b 38.26b 60.63a 3.62
  1. Different superscipt denote statistically significant differences at p ≤ 0.05