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Dietary conjugated linoleic acids alleviate early inflammatory response caused by lipopolysaccharide injection in male broiler chicks

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ABSTRACT

An experiment was undertaken to determine if dietary conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) influences the early stage of the inflammatory response caused by a single injection of Salmonella enteritidisi lipopolysaccharide (LPS) in male broiler chicks. Chicks (7 days old) were fed either 0 or 10 g CLA/kg in their diet for 21 days. At 28 days old, birds were injected intraperitoneally with 1.5 mg LPS/kg body weight after 12 h fasting. Changes in feed intake, rectal temperature and plasma α-1 acid glycoprotein and ceruloplasmin concentrations were measured during 24 h after LPS injection. Chicks fed the CLA diet were fed more feed for 24 h, had a lower rectal temperature at 9 and 24 h and a lower plasma α-1 acid glycoprotein concentration at 24 h after LPS injection than chicks fed the basal diet. Plasma ceruloplasmin concentration tended to be lower in chicks fed the CLA diet than in chicks fed the basal diet. The results suggest that dietary CLA alleviate undesirable early inflammatory response due to LPS injection in male broiler chicks.
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Keywords: broiler chicks; conjugated linoleic acid; inflammatory response

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Faculty of Agriculture, Tohoku University, Aoba-ku, Sendai-Shi and 2: Rinoru Oil Mills, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Publication date: February 1, 2002

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