Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 53 issue 12 (december 2019) : 1604-1606

Study of effects of selenium and Vitamin E on Liver physiology in Fayoumi

Safeer Abbas, Razia Iqbal, Muhammad Zeeshan Butt, Sadaf Niaz, Naser M. AbdEl-Salam, Sumbal Haleem, Mansour S. Alsaid, Riaz Ullah
1Department of Pharmacognosy (MAPPRC), College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Cite article:- Abbas Safeer, Iqbal Razia, Butt Zeeshan Muhammad, Niaz Sadaf, AbdEl-Salam M. Naser, Haleem Sumbal, Alsaid S. Mansour, Ullah Riaz (2017). Study of effects of selenium and Vitamin E on Liver physiology in Fayoumi. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 53(12): 1604-1606. doi: 10.18805/ijar.v0iOF.7611.
Vitamin E is familiar for its antioxidative properties for neutralizing oxide radicals and plays a role to keep cells safe from physiological damage and Selenium being an integral part of Glutathione peroxidase assists Vit.E and help chicks grow normal and healthy. In current study four sets of chicken were given doses of vit. E and Selenium (0, 1 ml /10L; 1 ml /7.5L; 1 ml /5L) in water. The Chicken were grouped in four sets as A,B,C and D. The experiment was continued sixty days and5ml blood samples were collected from all the groups A, B, C and D at interval of 15 days. In Fayoumi chicks a decrease was noted in the value of ALAT in all experimental sets excluding D on 3rd and 4th sampling. A significant increase (p>0.05) was observed in the amount of ASAT in all treated groups excluding group C which showed decreased (p<0.05) levels of ASAT on 2nd and 3rd sampling. The level of Alkaline Phosphatase reduced considerably in all experimental sets except group C where a slight increase (p>0.05) was observed on 2nd sampling. A considerable decrease was also observed in the amount of Bilirubin in all experimental sets except group C where an insignificant increase (p>0.05) was observed on 2nd sampling. The research suggested that vitamin E increases organism’s ability to cope infections besides hepatoprotective activity in desi layer bird Fayoumi.
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