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Table 6 Peroxidase activity in plant extract-treated sickle cell and healthy blood

From: Solenostemon monostachyus, Ipomoea involucrata and Carica papaya seed oil versus Glutathione, or Vernonia amygdalina: Methanolic extracts of novel plants for the management of sickle cell anemia disease

Treatment Peroxidase activity (× 10-5 Unit/sec)
Healthy blood donor Sickle cell blood
Male Female Male Female
Control 5.46 ± 4.00 3.46 ± 2.00 2.89 ± 1.60 3.83 ± 1.93
Glutathione 8.07 ± 1.10 6.37 ± 0.49 4.76 ± 2.89 5.83 ± 1.10
Vernonia amygdalina 10.00 ± 0.00 8.00 ± 0.09 3.62 ± 1.90 2.47 ± 1.60
Ipomoea involucrata 18.06 ± 2.40 15.16 ± 3.11 3.74 ± 1.02 7.49 ± 2.90
Solenostemon monostachyus 2.09 ± 0.60 3.19 ± 0.77 2.14 ± 0.20 3.43 ± 1.90
Carica papaya seed oil 62.30 ± 18.00 57.30 ± 11.30 17.24 ± 6.90 19.85 ± 5.40
  1. Data expressed as mean ± SD (n = 10).