Effects of Supplemental Asterias amurensis Extract in the Experimental Diets on Growth, Blood Chemistry and Superoxide Production of Kidney Phagocytes of Sebastes schlegeli

불가사리(Asterias amurensis) 추출물을 첨가한 사료의 급이가 조피볼락(Sebastes schlegeli)의 성장, 혈액성상 및 식세포 활성산소 생산에 미치는 효과

  • Park, Hee-Yeon (Biotechnology Research Center, National Fisheries Research & Development Institute) ;
  • Lim, Chi-Won (Biotechnology Research Center, National Fisheries Research & Development Institute) ;
  • Kim, Yeon-Kye (Biotechnology Research Center, National Fisheries Research & Development Institute) ;
  • Choi, Tae-Jin (Biotechnology Research Center, National Fisheries Research & Development Institute) ;
  • Yoon, Ho-Dong (Biotechnology Research Center, National Fisheries Research & Development Institute) ;
  • Lee, Ka-Jung (Biotechnology Research Center, National Fisheries Research & Development Institute) ;
  • Seo, Yeon-Kyung (Biotechnology Research Center, National Fisheries Research & Development Institute) ;
  • Kim, Ji-Yeong (Biotechnology Research Center, National Fisheries Research & Development Institute) ;
  • Park, Ki-Eui (Biotechnology Research Center, National Fisheries Research & Development Institute)
  • 박희연 (국립수산과학원 생명공학연구소) ;
  • 임치원 (국립수산과학원 생명공학연구소) ;
  • 김연계 (국립수산과학원 생명공학연구소) ;
  • 최태진 (국립수산과학원 생명공학연구소) ;
  • 윤호동 (국립수산과학원 생명공학연구소) ;
  • 이가정 (국립수산과학원 생명공학연구소) ;
  • 서연경 (국립수산과학원 생명공학연구소) ;
  • 김지영 (국립수산과학원 생명공학연구소) ;
  • 박기의 (국립수산과학원 생명공학연구소)
  • Published : 2007.12.31


This study was conducted to examine the effects of Asterias amurensis prethanol extract on growth performance, serum traits, and superoxide production of phagocytes in Sebastes schlegeli. The effects of Asterias amurensis extract on growth performance, specific growth rate (SGR), feed concentration ratio (FCR), coefficient of fatness (CF), and survival rate (SR) of fish fed diets containing various concentrations of Asterias amurensis extract were measured. There were no significant differences in SGR, FCR, CF, and SR among the experimental groups. This result was produced because experimental diets were coated to prevent repellent action of fish. To investigate the effects of Asterias amurensis extract on the metabolism, the contents of glucose, glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (GOT), and total cholesterol in serum were measured. The contents of glucose and total cholesterol in serum increased dose-dependently and serum GOT content showed no significant difference among the experimental groups, suggesting that Asterias amurensis extract was non-toxic material. To confirm the effects of Asterias amurensis extract on the immune system of fish, superoxide production of phagocytes was measured. Asterias amurensis extract caused a dose-dependent increase of superoxide production of phagocytes. When considering these results, Asterias amurensis extract could be utilized as an additive to augment immune function in diets.


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