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Table 2 Effect of overgrazing on serum biochemical parameters of sheep

From: Overgrazing induces alterations in the hepatic proteome of sheep (Ovis aries): an iTRAQ-based quantitative proteomic analysis

  Groups
LGc OGd P value
ALT (IU/L)e 20.73 ± 9.41b 45.97 ± 10.86a 0.038
AST (IU/L)f 164.93 ± 28.94b 386.37 ± 75.32a 0.009
TP (mmol/L)g 73.03 ± 4.05a 64.23 ± 3.32b 0.044
BUN (mmol/L)h 5.03 ± 0.42b 6.77 ± 0.96a 0.046
GLU (mmol/L)i 7.80 ± 0.72a 5.71 ± 0.58b 0.017
TG (mmol/L)j 0.36 ± 0.06 0.35 ± 0.07 0.835
CHOL (μmol/l)k 1.88 ± 0.84 1.44 ± 0.11 0.417
NEFA (mmol/L)l 0.61 ± 0.01a 0.44 ± 0.09b 0.032
IGF-1 (ng/mL)m 30.76 ± 4.01a 21.56 ± 4.18b 0.018
  1. a, b Values within a column not sharing a common superscript letter indicate significant difference at P < 0.05. Numbers are means ± SD. (n = 6)
  2. c LG light grazing
  3. d OG overgrazing
  4. e ALT alanine aminotransferase
  5. f AST aspartate aminotransferase
  6. g TP total protein
  7. h BUN blood urea nitrogen
  8. i GLU glucose
  9. j TG triglyceride
  10. k CHOL cholesterol
  11. l NEFA non-esterified fatty acid
  12. m IGF-1 insulin-like growth factor 1