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Table 1 Metabolic and antioxidant status in the two catfish species

From: Sexual dimorphism, metabolic, and oxidative stress markers of African catfish (Clarias garepinus and Heterobranchus longifilis) broodstock in Southwest Nigeria

  Clarias garepinus Heterobranchus longifilis p value
Glucose, mmol/l 63.53 49.53 0.48
Albumin, g/l 366.30a 285.00b 0.00
Cholesterol, mmo/l 35.35b 38.20a 0.05
Triglyceride, mmol/l 5.01a 3.34b 0.08
High-density lipoprotein, mmol/l 22.07 22.43 0.35
Low-density Lipoprotein, mmol/l 11.98b 26.32a 0.02
Alkaline phosphatase, IU/l 1.86 1.78 0.17
Creatinine, mmol/l 4.90 3.69 0.17
Aspartate amino transferase, U/L 30.51 28.40 0.1
Alanine amino transferase, u/l 6.56a 4.40b 0.03
Total antioxidant activity (mmol/liter) 6.44b 14.00a 0.01
Lipid peroxidation (× 10−2 TBARS/mg protein) 1.35 1.39 0.39
Superoxide dismutase (U/min/mg protein) 2.36 2.33 0.4
Catalase (nm H2O2/min/mg protein) 9.08 9.28 0.68
Glutathione peroxidase (μg GSH/min/mg protein) 50.96 36.52 0.26
  1. abMeans in the same row with different superscripts are significantly (p < 0.05) different. p value probability value