Table 2

Effect of LME on lungs TBARS, H2O2, GSH and nitrite contents
Treatment TBARS (nM/min/mg protein) H2O2(nM/min/mg tissue) GSH (μM/g tissue) Nitrite (μM/ml)
Control 19.51 ± 0.17++ 5.71 ± 0.41++ 0.53 ± 0.014++ 30.36 ± 0.99++
Olive oil + DMSO 19.83 ± 0.30++ 5.32 ± 0.71++ 0.52 ± 0.010++ 31.8 ± 1.23++
3 ml/kg CCl4 39.16 ± 0.70** 14.11 ± 0.31** 0.25 ± 0.004** 59.4 ± 1.37**
100 mg/kg LME + CCl4 24.25 ± 0.62++ 6.21 ± 0.61++ 0.53 ± 0.009++ 33.5 ± 0.69++
200 mg/kg LME + CCl4 20.50 ± 0.42++ 6.52 ± 0.41++ 0.52 ± 0.007++ 34.0 ± 1.11++
50 mg/kg RT + CCl4 25.66 ± 0.33++ 5.92 ± 0.31++ 0.50 ± 0.01++ 35.2 ± 1.38++

Mean ± SE (n = 6 number).

** indicate significance from the control group at p < 0.01 probability level.

++ indicate significance from the CCl4 group at p < 0.01 probability level.

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