Table 2

Antioxidant enzyme activities.

Group

Catalase (mU/mg protein)

GPx (ΔA/min/mg protein)

GR (mU/mg protein)


Control

10.94 ± 2.13

24.77 ± 3.91

5.13 ± 0.09

DOX (5 μM)

4.30 ± 0.45*

12.50 ± 1.74*

0.83 ± 0.04*

NACA (750 μM)

12.85 ± 0.25

21.44 ± 2.39

4.58 ± 0.60

DOX (5 μM)+ NACA (750 μM)

13.13 ± 2.17**

19.31 ± 3.07**

4.22 ± 0.53**


Significance indicated by: *p < 0.05 compared to control cells; **p < 0.05 compared to DOX-only group.

Shi et al. BMC Pharmacology 2009 9:7   doi:10.1186/1471-2210-9-7

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