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Table 2 The effect of overgrazing on sheep serum biochemical parameters

From: Hepatic transcriptome profile of sheep (Ovis aries) in response to overgrazing: novel genes and pathways revealed

Item Groups
LG OG
ALT (IU/L) 27.70 ± 9.13b 38.18 ± 6.36a
AST (IU/L) 129.95 ± 12.04b 146.12 ± 12.65a
ALP (U/L) 206.83 ± 14.87b 273.51 ± 24.52a
ALB (g/L) 30.65 ± 2.59a 25.12 ± 3.57b
TBIL (mmol/L) 4.29 ± 0.78b 6.13 ± 1.04a
BUN (mmol/L) 8.92 ± 0.45b 10.90 ± 1.19a
GLU (mmol/L) 5.86 ± 1.11a 4.53 ± 0.94b
NEFA (mmol/L) 0.59 ± 0.03a 0.41 ± 0.05b
IL-6 (pg/mL) 86.08 ± 20.93b 211.34 ± 10.27a
IgG (g/L) 18.74 ± 1.87a 13.26 ± 1.55b
  1. Values within a column with different superscript letters represent significant differences at P < 0.05. Numbers are expressed as the means ± SD. (n = 6)
  2. LG Light grazing, OG Overgrazing
  3. ALT Alanine aminotransferase, AST Aspartate aminotransferase, ALP Alkaline phosphatase, ALB Albumin, TBIL Total bilirubin, BUN Blood urea nitrogen, GLU Glucose, NEFA Non-esterified fatty acid, IL Interleukin, IgG, Immunoglobulin G