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Table 4 Non-specific immune responses of L. vannamei fed the seven experimental diets for 8 weeks

From: Supplemental effects of biofloc powder on growth performance, innate immunity, and disease resistance of Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei

Treatment THC1 NBT2 PO3 SOD4 Ig5 GPx6
Con 0.33 ± 0.01 0.27 ± 0.04b 0.16 ± 0.01b 238 ± 18.6 31.2 ± 12.7 107 ± 37.7b
BF0.5 1.95 ± 1.30 0.32 ± 0.00a 0.18 ± 0.02b 240 ± 3.56 44.9 ± 13.6 133 ± 32.4ab
BF1 4.14 ± 0.52 0.28 ± 0.03ab 0.17 ± 0.02b 235 ± 30.8 30.6 ± 4.12 181 ± 25.4ab
BF2 2.26 ± 0.71 0.28 ± 0.02ab 0.18 ± 0.02b 254 ± 15.0 38.1 ± 6.97 157 ± 45.3ab
BF4 4.52 ± 3.81 0.32 ± 0.04a 0.16 ± 0.03b 249 ± 12.0 39.6 ± 6.29 184 ± 76.5ab
BF6 3.12 ± 1.46 0.29 ± 0.02ab 0.24 ± 0.04a 250 ± 37.5 43.6 ± 18.3 205 ± 55.3a
BF8 4.40 ± 4.29 0.31 ± 0.03ab 0.18 ± 0.04b 246 ± 9.13 37.4 ± 2.69 159 ± 40.9ab
  1. Values are mean of triplicate groups and presented as mean ± SD. Values in the same column having different letters are significantly different (LSD; P < 0.05)
  2. 1Total haemocyte count (103 cells/mL)
  3. 2Nitro blue tetrazolium activity
  4. 3Phenoloxidase activity
  5. 4Superoxide dismutase (% inhibition)
  6. 5Total immunoglobulin (mg mL−1)
  7. 6Glutathione peroxidase activity (mU mL−1)