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Table 4 Effects of dietary B. subtilis supplementation on mucosal digestive enzyme of piglets

From: Effects of Bacillus subtilis on growth performance, serum parameters, digestive enzyme, intestinal morphology, and colonic microbiota in piglets

  Items CTR ABT PBT SEM P-value
Duodenum Trypsase (U/mg protein) 49.99 56.71 66.09 4.03 0.11
Lipase (U/g protein) 1.93 1.85 2.54 0.17 0.20
Amylase (U/mg protein) 0.61 0.54 1.25 0.12 0.05
Sucrase (U/mg protein) 8.64 7.89 7.70 0.69 0.84
Lactase (U/mg protein) 11.56 11.83 10.43 0.73 0.39
Maltase (U/mg protein) 169.30 154.25 169.82 11.92 0.29
Jejunum Trypsase (U/mg protein) 85.28 99.40 102.95 7.79 0.56
Lipase (U/g protein) 3.40 3.69 3.64 0.24 0.76
Amylase (U/mg protein) 1.36 1.30 1.40 0.09 0.89
Sucrase (U/mg protein) 80.59 74.47 70.10 6.38 0.82
Lactase (U/mg protein) 20.22 26.26 26.88 1.81 0.14
Maltase (U/mg protein) 165.06 177.27 153.61 11.17 0.29
Ileum Trypsase (U/mg protein) 216.71 162.73 222.37 14.79 0.16
Lipase (U/g protein) 3.71b 5.32a 4.92a 0.4 0.004
Amylase (U/mg protein) 0.44b 1.66a 2.25a 0.23 0.014
Sucrase (U/mg protein) 65.04 64.86 74.56 6.1 0.85
Lactase (U/mg protein) 4.08b 4.21b 6.19a 0.4 0.005
Maltase (U/mg protein) 111.94c 142.55b 185.51a 11.88 0.002