Table 4

The effects of RGSE on the level of thiol group in BSA/fructose system
Experimental groups Thiol group (nmol/mg protein)
Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4
BSA/fructose 2.31 ± 0.06 1.71 ± 0.10a 1.12 ± 0.10a 0.69 ± 0.14a
BSA/fructose/RGSE (0.031 mg/ml) 2.29 ± 0.08 2.04 ± 0.09b 1.57 ± 0.09c 0.83 ± 0.17
BSA/fructose/RGSE (0.062 mg/ml) 2.33 ± 0.09 2.15 ± 0.11b 1.61 ± 0.11c 0.88 ± 0.08d
BSA/fructose/RGSE (0.125 mg/ml) 2.51 ± 0.07a 2.16 ± 0.06b 1.53 ± 0.07c 0.97 ± 0.15d
BSA/fructose/RGSE (0.250 mg/ml) 2.41 ± 0.13a 2.26 ± 0.08b 1.56 ± 0.08c 0.94 ± 0.07d
BSA/fructose/RGSE (0.500 mg/ml) 2.60 ± 0.10a 2.37 ± 0.10b 1.63 ± 0.10c 1.04 ± 0.12d
BSA/fructose/AG (0.500 mg/ml) 2.51 ± 0.09a 2.35 ± 0.07b 1.59 ±0.09c 1.09 ± 0.09d

Results are expressed as mean ± SEM (n = 3). ap < 0.05 when compared to BSA/fructose at week 1; bp < 0.05 when compared to BSA/fructose at week 2; cp < 0.05 when compared to BSA/fructose at week 3; dp < 0.05 when compared to BSA/fructose at week 4.

Jariyapamornkoon et al.

Jariyapamornkoon et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2013 13:171   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-13-171

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