Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/11455/33187
標題: Effects of sugar cane extract on the modulation of immunity in pigs
作者: Lo, D.Y.
簡茂盛
Chen, T.H.
Chien, M.S.
Koge, K.
Hosono, A.
Kaminogawa, S.
Lee, W.C.
陳德勛
關鍵字: growth promotion;immunomodulation;leukocyte function;pig;sugar cane;extract;chickens;sce;kokuto;wax
Project: Journal of Veterinary Medical Science
期刊/報告no:: Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, Volume 67, Issue 6, Page(s) 591-597.
摘要: 
The experiment was aimed to test the efficacy of sugar cane extract (SCE) on the modulation of pig immunity under field conditions. The SCE preparation consisted of sugar cane extract (20%) and oilcake of rice bran (80%). SCE (500 mg/kg of body weight per day) was fed to wearding pigs on 3 consecutive days per week for 4 weeks. The results showed a significant enhancement of cytotoxicity of natural killer (NK) cells and phagocytosis by neutrophils and monocytes, compared to untreated pigs. The enhancement of NK cell function may have protected against porcine reproductive respiratory syndrome (PRRS), as there was a reduction in serocon-version rates in treated pigs. Moreover, SCE-treated pigs showed a 7.87% growth enhancement compared with untreated controls. Thus SCE produces an immunostimulative effect on porcine innate immunity that may provide protection against pathogens.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11455/33187
ISSN: 0916-7250
DOI: 10.1292/jvms.67.591
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