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Table 2 Effect of SAME on thyroid hormones tissue protein, CAT, POD, SOD activities

From: Protective effects of Sonchus asper (L.) Hill, (Asteraceae) against CCl4-induced oxidative stress in the thyroid tissue of rats

Treatment Protein (ug/mg tissue) CAT POD SOD
(U/min) (U/min) (U/mg protein)
Control 0.65±0.010++ 6.92±0.23++ 4.92±0.015++ 12.58±0.218++
3 ml/kg CCl4 0.33±0.010** 4.02±0.062** 2.81±0.0548** 6.78±0.248**
100 mg/kg SAME+CCl4 0.49±0.010**++ 5.35±0.36**++ 3.79±0.0601**++ 10.11±0.349**++
200 mg/kg SAME+CCl4 0.63±0.009++ 6.36±0.15++ 4.76±0.061++ 11.75±0.470++
200 mg/kg SAME alone 0.66±0.016++ 6.95±0.071++ 4.92±0.065++ 13.00±0.211++
  1. Mean ±SE (n=6 number).
  2. ** indicate significance from the control group at P<0.01 probability level.
  3. ++ indicate significance from the CCl4 group at P<0.01 probability level.