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Table 2 Comparison of intestinal enzyme1 activities of laying hens between groups2 (n = 8)

From: Transcriptome analysis reveals mechanism underlying the differential intestinal functionality of laying hens in the late phase and peak phase of production

 ALP
(U/mg prot.)
Na+/K+-
ATPase
(U/mg prot.)
Ca2+/Mg2+-
ATPase
(U/mg prot.)
SDH
(U/mg prot.)
ATP (μmol/mg prot.)
PP3.45 ± 0.531.24 ± 0.32a1.19 ± 0.3412.36 ± 4.820.81 ± 0.18a
LP2.98 ± 0.340.89 ± 0.30b0.92 ± 0.269.99 ± 3.620.60 ± 0.18b
P-value0.0740.0430.0920.2850.036
  1. a,b Values with different superscripts within the same column differ significantly (P < 0.05)
  2. 1 ALP alkaline phosphatase, SDH succinate dehydrogenase, ATP adenosine triphosphate
  3. 2 PP laying hens in the peak phase of production, LP laying hens in the late phase of production