9-Title: Blood biochemical and oxidative stress profile of Surti goats under estrous synchronization

9-Title: Blood biochemical and oxidative stress profile of Surti goats under estrous synchronization

Authors: SB Patel, SS Chaudhary, Gopal Puri and VK Singh  

Source: Ruminant Science (2022)-11(2):301-304.

How to cite this manuscript: Patel SB, Chaudhary SS, Puri Gopal and Singh VK (2022). Blood biochemical and oxidative stress profile of Surti goats under estrous synchronization. Ruminant Science 11(2):301-304.


The present experiment was conducted to study the blood biochemical and oxidative stress profile of Surti goats under oestrous synchronization. Oestrous synchronization was done in 10 non-pregnant pluriparous Surti goats using intra-vaginal progesterone sponges followed by PGF2alpha on day 11. The blood sample was collected on day 0, 5, 11, at proestrus, oestrus and diestrus and were analyzed for biochemical and oxidative stress parameters. Results showed that both glucose and total cholesterol were significantly (P<0.05) high at estrus and low (P<0.05) at proestrus and diestrus. Significantly (P<0.05) higher levels of albumin at proestrus and triglyceride at estrus were observed. Protein and globulin levels did not differ significantly. Lipid peroxidation was significantly (P<0.05) high during proestrus and estrus. Reduced glutathione was significantly (P<0.05) low at diestrus whereas significantly (P<0.05) higher levels were observed at day 0 and 11. Total antioxidant status was significantly (P<0.05) low during proestrus and estrus. So, from the present study, it was concluded that Surti goats synchronized for oestrous had high energy demand during the oestrus phase as indicated by high blood levels of glucose, triglycerides and total cholesterol whereas oxidative stress was high at proestrus and estrus manifested by an increase in lipid peroxidation as well as decrease of total antioxidant status and depletion of reduced glutathione during diestrus.


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