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Table 4 Expression of genes related to tight junction proteins and nitric oxide synthase in the colon of piglets

From: Capsulized faecal microbiota transplantation ameliorates post-weaning diarrhoea by modulating the gut microbiota in piglets

Items FMT treatment SEM P value
ZO-1 1.00a 1.56b 0.110 < 0.01
Occludin 1.00 1.12 0.134 0.687
Claudin-1 1.00 1.28 0.165 0.397
iNOS 1.00b 0.55a 0.108 0.034
eNOS 1.00 1.19 0.141 0.506
  1. n = 14. CON: control group, FMT: faecal microbial transplantation group, CON = piglets in the CON group were fed empty capsules, iNOS: inducible nitric oxide synthases, eNOS: endothelial nitric oxide synthases.
  2. a,b In the same row, values with different letter superscripts indicate significant differences.