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Table 3 Effect of OPS on LPS-induced protein expression of IL-1β, IL-6 and TNF-α in the plasma of piglets

From: Oyster crude polysaccharides attenuates lipopolysaccharide-induced cytokines production and PPARγ expression in weanling piglets

Group IL-1β IL-6 TNF-α
Blank control 12.50 ± 2.80b 2.14 ± 0.06c 81.55 ± 5.50c
LPS control 32.62 ± 12.53a 2.48 ± 0.09a 166.65 ± 20.88a
Low OPS 11.68 ± 3.27b 2.09 ± 0.13c 77.62 ± 7.82c
Medium OPS 11.03 ± 2.06b 2.02 ± 0.07c 86.14 ± 3.83c
High OPS 12.14 ± 2.55b 2.34 ± 0.06b 107.85 ± 6.61b
  1. Different letters in the same rank represent significant difference between the treatments (P < 0.05), while the same letter in the same rank means no significant difference between the treatments (P > 0.05). The units for IL-1β, IL-6 and TNF-α in the table (pg/ml)