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Table 1 Serum biochemistry of WAD goats at different physiological stages

From: Metabolic and oxidative status of West African dwarf does at different reproductive stages in southwest Nigeria

 Gestation 
 Dry does, n = 35First trimester, n = 30Second trimester, n = 33Third trimester, n = 31Lactating does, n = 40SEMP value
Glucose (g/L)4.94b4.40b13.83a3.23b15.83a1.060.00
Total protein (g/dL)26.68bc22.60c49.61bc53.70b161.76a8.560.00
Albumin (g/L)6.24a5.98a4.94b5.06b5.36ab0.150.01
Triglyceride (mg/dL)66.2963.5085.5092.1082.115.660.44
Cholesterol (mg/dL)47.97c80.50b104.67a109.80a100.44a4.510.00
Low density lipoprotein (mg/dL)21.0529.1827.5726.7825.022.690.87
High density lipoprotein (mg/dL)13.76c38.63b59.89a64.60a57.44a3.210.00
Aspartate aminotransferase (u/L)28.11d36.34c43.69b58.86a51.06ab2.360.00
Alkaline phosphatase (u/L)1244.34a201.63b167.78b190.90b212.00b117.190.00
Alanine aminotransferase (u/L)11.39b14.42b17.13ab22.71a19.84a0.870.00
Creatinine (mg/dL)59.84b54.24b136.85ab334.09ab536.74a70.030.13
Urea (mg/dL)97.75a14.15b15.66b14.85b16.42b8.110.00
  1. Different superscript letters denote statistically significant differences at P ≤ 0.05. SEM standard error mean