Articles | Volume 66, issue 1
Original study
02 Mar 2023
Original study |  | 02 Mar 2023

Capsanthin supplementation modulates the immune response in broiler chickens under Escherichia coli lipopolysaccharide challenge

Brigitta Csernus, Csaba Szabó, Renáta Knop, Reda Gebrehaweria Kidane, Sawadi Fransisco Ndunguru, Gabriella Gulyás, Xénia Erika Ozsváth, and Levente Czeglédi

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The application of antibiotics is being regulated continuously. Therefore, natural agents are being investigated that aim to strengthen the defense system of poultry. In our study, capsanthin was applied to investigate its effect on immune response under lipopolysaccharide immunization. Based on our results, capsanthin decreased the levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines at both mRNA and protein levels, which suggest the positive effects of capsanthin during inflammation in broiler chickens.