Table 4

Effect of LPME on biochemical parameters of rat brain antioxidant status
Treatment CAT (U/min) SOD (U/mg protein) GSHpx nmol/mg protein) GSR (nmol/min/mg protein) GST (nmol/min/mg protein) GSH (μmol/g tissue) TBARS (nmol/min/mg protein)
Control 11.0±0.25 7.18±2.8 43.3±3.58 174.5±20.7 115.8±26.11 64.5±10.7 184.5±8.7
100 mg/kg b.w. LPME 15.5±2.8* 13.5±1.4** 55.3±1.85* 203.3±10.3** 139.8±13.3 * 88.0±8.3* 156.3±6.3*
200 mg/kg b.w. LPME 14.0±1.12* 18.3±1.7 ** 65.3±5.14** 218.0±10.5 ** 150.8±11.5** 91.8±10.0** 144.0±5.5**

a The rats brain biochemical parameters are expressed as mean±S.E.M values.

* p < 0.05 significant difference from control littermates (n = 10/group).

** p < 0.01 significant difference from control littermates (n = 10/group).

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Khan BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:219   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-219

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