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Publikationstyp: Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Dokumentart: Originalarbeit

Publikationsjahr: 2019

AutorInnen: Placha, I; Ocelova, V; Chizzola, R; Battelli, G; Gai, F; Bacova, K; Faix, S

Titel: Effect of thymol on the broiler chicken antioxidative defence system after sustained dietary thyme oil application.

Quelle: Br Poult Sci. 2019;



Autor/innen der Vetmeduni Vienna:

Chizzola Remigius

Beteiligte Vetmed-Organisationseinheiten
Institut für Tierernährung und funktionelle Pflanzenstoffe



Abstract:
1. The purpose of this study was to examine if the concentration of thymol as the main compound of Thymus vulgaris essential oil (TEO) influenced the antioxidant defence system in broilers. 2. Twenty-four broiler chickens were randomly divided at the day of hatching into three dietary treatment groups (0, 0.05 and 0.1%, w/w TEO) with eight birds in each and were fed until four weeks of age. 3. Thymol content in plasma, duodenal wall and breast muscle significantly increased when 0.1% thyme oil was added to the diet (P<0.05). Thymol concentration in plasma significantly correlated with levels measured in the duodenal wall and feed (r


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