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Table 17 Effect of DAS-77 on antioxidant enzymes in rat testes

From: A 90 day chronic toxicity study of Nigerian herbal preparation DAS-77 in rats

   GSH (nm/mg) SOD (u/mg) CAT
(u/mg)
Peroxidase (u/mg) MDA (nm/mg) Protein (mg)
Distilled water (10 ml/kg) 1.12 ± 0.16 2.80 ± 0.32 13.48 ± 1.58 0.95 ± 0.12 0.26 ± 0.02 25.48 ± 1.87
DAS-77 80 3.58 ± 0.75** 5.75 ± 0.82** 26.55 ± 3.79** 1.80 ± 0.26** 0.28 ± 0.06 24.19 ± 2.22
DAS-77 400 0.65 ± 0.11 1.86 ± 0.23 8.57 ± 1.05 0.59 ± 0.07 0.19 ± 0.01 35.08 ± 2.95
DAS-77 2000 1.46 ± 0.47 2.44 ± 0.18 11.26 ± 0.85 0.77 ± 0.06 0.19 ± 0.06 38.65 ± 5.58*
  1. Values are mean ± S.E.M. (n = 4). * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01 vs. distilled water (One-way ANOVA followed by Dunnett’s posttest).
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