Comparative investigation on the effect of T-2 mycotoxin on lipid peroxidation and antioxidant status in different poultry species

M. Mézes, M. Barta, G. Nagy

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Abstract

The effect of low dose T-2 toxin was investigated in chicken, duck and goose. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of T-2 toxin on the lipid peroxidation and on the activity of glutathione redox system (amount of reduced and oxidised glutathione and the activity of glutathione peroxidase) in blood and liver. The treatment lasted days and two samples were taken, first at the time of lowest feed intake and second when the intake was the same as the control. It was found, that lipid per oxidation as detected by the amount of malondialdehyde increased in all of the species and tissues but the changes varied by species. The most sensitive species was goose followed by duck and chicken, and the most sensitive tissue was the liver followed by blood plasma and red blood cells.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)19-23
Number of pages5
JournalResearch in veterinary science
Volume66
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • veterinary(all)

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