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Table 6 Effects of phytogenic supplements on serum metabolites and serum antioxidant enzymes of broiler chickens

From: The effects of Myristica fragrans seed meal and Syzygium aromaticum leaf meal dietary supplementation on growth performance and oxidative status of broiler chicken

Parameters Diet 1
Control
Diet 2
0.25% MSM
Diet 3
0.25% SLM
Diet 4
0.25% MSCM
P value
Serum metabolites
 Creatinine (μmol/l) 42.91 ± 11.41 33.70 ± 1.03 25.80 ± 0.57 35.50 ± 4.09 0.33
 Aspartate aminotransferase (IU/L) 74.17 ± 11.18 76.80 ± 3.00 81.70 ± 5.48 98.00 ± 0.51 0.11
 Alanine aminotransferase (IU/L) 30.18 ± 0.59 31.76 ± 0.50 29.44 ± 2.17 30.44 ± 0.60 0.60
 Cholesterol (μmol/l) 7.03 ± 1.00a 4.17 ± 0.33b 4.04 ± 0.26b 4.17 ± 0.15b 0.01
Serum antioxidant enzymes
 Catalase (mM/ml/min) 5.96 ± 1.56b 14.97 ± 1.75a 8.91 ± 1.06ab 13.94 ± 2.87a 0.03
 Superoxide dismutase (%) 76.38 ± 6.39 78.84 ± 0.01 73.86 ± 13.02 82.11 ± 3.26 0.87
 Glutathione peroxidase (μg/g) 78.68 ± 9.95b 101.50 ± 0.28ab 124.16 ± 14.43a 129.70 ± 11.18a 0.03
  1. MSM Myristica fragrans seed meal, SLM Syzygium aromaticum leaf meal, MSCM Myristica fragrans seed meal and Syzygium aromaticum leaf meal composite mix (1:1), SEM standard error of the mean
  2. abMeans within a row with different letters and are significantly different (P < 0.05)