Total antioxidant capacity of fish seminal plasma

M. Słowińska, J. Nynca, B. I. Cejko, M. A. Dietrich, Á Horváth, B. Urbányi, L. Kotrik, A. Ciereszko

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Abstract

Total antioxidant capacity (TAC) was measured in the seminal plasma of 13 fish species using a commercial assay kit. TAC values are quite variable among the 13 species studied, from 0.008. mM of Trolox for rainbow trout to 1.909. mM of Trolox for Eurasian perch. Two species of percid fish were distinguished by high values of TAC. Most of TAC was attributed to fraction. ≤. 2. kDa which suggests that TAC in seminal plasma is related to low molecular weight antioxidants. The assay kit was not useful for measurements of TAC in fish blood plasma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)101-104
Number of pages4
JournalAquaculture
Volume400-401
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 20 2013

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Keywords

  • Antioxidants
  • Fish
  • Seminal plasma
  • Ultrafiltration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aquatic Science

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Słowińska, M., Nynca, J., Cejko, B. I., Dietrich, M. A., Horváth, Á., Urbányi, B., Kotrik, L., & Ciereszko, A. (2013). Total antioxidant capacity of fish seminal plasma. Aquaculture, 400-401, 101-104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2013.03.010