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Table 2 Effects of four types of feed on the non-specific immune enzymes of juvenile sea cucumbers (n = 15)

From: Culture of benthic diatom Nitzschia sp. with macroalgae carriers and its application as feed of juveniles Stichopus japonicus

Bait Group I Group II Group III Group IV
Diatom cultured with Ulva Ulva powder Diatoms cultured without carrier Commercial bait
ACP (U/mg pr) 55.56 ± 3.24a 42.35 ± 3.15b 55.12 ± 2.98a 52.18 ± 4.26a
AKP (U/mg pr) 4.35 ± 0.69a 2.96 ± 0.58b 4.55 ± 0.72a 4.01 ± 0.65a
SOD (U/mg pr) 42.18 ± 2.15a 35.78 ± 2.26b 43.25 ± 2.57a 40.98 ± 2.67a
GSH-Px (U/mg pr) 123.56 ± 3.33a 98.62 ± 3.01c 125.78 ± 2.98a 115.34 ± 3.15b
  1. In the same row, values with the same superscripts or no superscripts are not significantly different (p > 0.05), while distinct superscripts signify significant differences between values (p < 0.05)