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Table 4 Serum oxidative status of heat stressed bucks gavaged with soursop juice for 8 weeks

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

  Baseline assessment (un-heat stressed treatment) 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 43.39a 39.20a 32.70b 29.60b 24.15b 2.27
Cholesterol (mg/dL) 51.04 57.91a 50.19a 51.91a 41.03b 36.68b 2.97
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 114.53 214.78a 134.15b 177.05b 155.75b 129.77b 10.89
Lipid Peroxidation (TBARS/mg protein) 0.09 1.41a 0.35b 0.38b 0.29b 0.19c 0.04
Glutathione (μg GSH /min/mg protein) 54.05 27.79b 37.28a 38.01a 45.31a 45.99a 4.29
Catalase (nm H2O2 /min/mg protein) 132.77 43.58b 102.42a 100.89a 103.36a 109.03a 7.29
Superoxide Dismutase (U/min/mg protein) 78.68 17.39b 20.29b 19.57b 21.74b 28.70a 3.01
  1. Different superscipt denote statistically significant differences at p ≤ 0.05