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Table 6 Serum biochemical profile of New Zealand Whites and Chinchilla rabbits fed varied levels FCPHM

From: Effect of biologically upgraded cocoa pod husk meal on growth, serum and antioxidant properties of two rabbit breeds

Factors Total protein (g/L) ALB (g/L) GLOB (g/L) Chol. (mmol/L) Urea (mmol/L) ALT (UI/L) AST (UI/L) LDL (mmol/L) HDL (mmol/L) TRIG (mmol/L)
Breed
 New Zealand White 50.72b 33.17 17.68b 3.12 3.38 34.48b 35.85 1.82 0.82 1.22
 Chinchilla 60.67a 34.75 25.85a 3.95 4.42 45.40a 49.08 3.37 0.70 0.78
 SEM 1.80 0.95 2.32 0.48 0.38 2.30 5.68 0.66 0.37 0.14
 p value 0.008 0.281 0.048 0.261 0.102 0.015 0.150 0.147 0.829 0.076
% FCPHM Levels
 0.0 61.78a 34.40 27.38 3.95 3.20 34.48 40.13 2.90 0.83 1.05
 12.5 52.78b 34.33 18.55 2.73 4.03 41.85 39.93 2.08 0.20 1.03
 25.0 52.53b 33.15 19.38 3.93 4.48 43.50 47.35 2.80 1.25 0.93
 SEM 2.20 1.16 2.85 0.58 0.46 2.82 6.95 0.81 0.45 0.18
 p value 0.040 0.707 0.129 0.306 0.224 0.131 0.705 0.743 0.318 0.871
Breed × FCPHM levels (%)
 New Zealand Whites
  0.0 55.35 36.50a 18.85 3.00 3.00 32.95 31.20 2.10 0.30 1.15
  12.5 46.50 32.85b 14.05 2.80 3.50 35.70 32.25 1.65 0.10 1.30
  25.0 50.30 30.15b 20.15 3.55 3.65 34.80 44.10 1.70 2.05 1.20
 Chinchilla
  0.0 68.20 32.30b 35.90 4.90 3.40 36.00 49.05 3.70 1.35 0.95
  12.5 59.05 35.80a 23.05 2.65 4.55 48.00 47.60 2.50 0.30 0.75
  25.0 54.75 36.15a 18.60 4.30 5.30 52.20 50.60 3.90 0.45 0.65
  SEM 3.11 1.64 4.03 0.82 0.66 3.98 9.83 1.14 0.63 0.25
  p value 0.371 0.050 0.147 0.499 0.655 0.266 0.836 0.843 0.182 0.730
  1. Chol cholesterol, ALT alanine aminotransferase, AST aspartate aminotransferase, ALB albumin, GLOB globulin, LDL low-density lipoprotein, HDL high-density lipoprotein, TRIG triglycerides, SEM standard error of mean, FCPHM fermented cocoa pod husk meal
  2. a,b,cMeans on the same column having different superscripts are significantly different (p < 0.05)
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