16-Title: Effect of environmental conditions on the activities of aminotransferases and lactate dehydrogenase in goats

Authors: Manish Mahawar, AK Jain and Puneet Kumar

Source: Ruminant Science (2012)-1(1):73-76.

How to cite this manuscript: Mahawar Manish, Jain AK and Kumar Puneet (2012). Effect of environmental conditions on the activities of aminotransferases and lactate dehydrogenase in goats. Ruminant Science 1(1):73-76.


The activities of glutamate-oxaloacetate transaminase (GOT), glutamate-pyruvate transaminase (GPT) and lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) in the serum of healthy bucks of Jamunapari and Marwari breeds of goats were determined. A total 176 serum samples from Jamunapari and Marwari bucks were collected in cool (MDT, MVP and RH; 14.40° C, 9.63 mm Hg and 55-70%), moderate (MDT, MVP and RH; 22.20 oC, 10.50 mm Hg and 30-40%) and hot (MDT, MVP and RH; 33.13 oC, 25.97 mm Hg and 60-75%) environmental periods of the year to estimate activities of GOT, GPT and LDH. Activities of both GPT and LDH were observed significantly (P<0.05) higher in moderate and cool periods than that in hot period but highest activities of both enzymes were noted during moderate period in both the breeds. However, activity of GOT was not significantly (P>0.05) different between periods.


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