12-Title: Superoxide-dismutase, alkaline phosphatase and transaminase activity in black Bengal bucks, in thermal stress

Authors: Manav Singh, Mamta and VP Maurya

Source: Ruminant Science (2013)-2(1):55-57.

How to cite this manuscript: Singh Manav, Mamta and Maurya VP (2013). Superoxide-dismutase, alkaline phosphatase and transaminase activity in black Bengal bucks, in thermal stress. Ruminant Science 2(1):55-57.


The serum activities of super-oxide dismutase (SOD), alkaline Phosphatase (ALP), alanine aminotransferases (ALT) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST) were estimated in black Bengal bucks. Total 80 blood samples were collected at comfortable ambiences (THI<22.2) and in severe thermal stress ambiences (THI>35.6) created in a psychometric chamber. Activities of SOD, ALT and AST were found significantly higher (p<0.05) in thermal stressed group than the animals at comfortable ambiences. However, the activity of ALP increased in stress group but it was not significantly (p<0.05) different in both of the experimental ambiences.


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