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Table 1 Effect of Hibiscus rosa sinensis on TBARS, GSH, SOD and catalase in rat heart

From: Cardioprotective effect of the Hibiscus rosa sinensis flowers in an oxidative stress model of myocardial ischemic reperfusion injury in rat

PARAMETERS Control IR H1 BL H1 IR H2 BL H2 IR H3 BL H3 IR
TBARS
nmole/g wet wt
46.2 ± 1.5 67.8 ± 3.4* 48.8 ± 2.4 74.1 ± 5.3 58.3 ± 2.6* 49.3 ± 1.9 63.6 ± 2.6* 57.8 ± 1.7
GSH
μg/g wet wt
320.3 ± 6.9 289.7 ± 2.4* 312.8 ± 4.6 279.3 ± 9.8 441.1 ± 2.9* 372.1 ± 2.9 375.3 ± 1.5* 271.2 ± 7.4
SOD
I.U/mg protein
2.8 ± 0.3 1.5 ± 0.5* 2.7 ± 0.6 2.5 ± 0.8 5.9 ± 0.6 * 4.2 ± 0.7 4.4 ± 0.8* 2.5 ± 1.1
CAT
I.U/mg protein
43.1 ± 5.3 30.6 ± 2.7 40.7 ± 5.8 37.8 ± 4.5 59.4 ± 1.6* 46.4 ± 4.3 50.1 ± 1.4* 35.6 ± 1.8
  1. All values are expressed as Mean ± SE (n = 6).
  2. *p < 0.001 vs Control (C) p < 0.001 vs IP IR(One way ANOVA)
  3. Group Control (C) – Vehicle (saline) treated rats
  4. Group IR – Vehicle-treated rat hearts, Saline-fed and 85 mg/kg isoproterenol injection
  5. Group H1 BL – Rats treated with 125 mg/kg of flowers of Hibiscus rosa sinensis
  6. Group H1 IR – 250 mg/kg of flowers of Hibiscus rosa sinensis treated rat hearts subjected to 85 mg/kg isoproterenol injection
  7. Group H2 BL – Rats treated with 250 mg/kg of flowers of Hibiscus rosa sinensis
  8. Group H2 IR – 250 mg/kg of flowers of Hibiscus rosa sinensis treated rat hearts subjected to 85 mg/kg isoproterenol injection
  9. Group H3 BL – Rats treated with 500 mg/kg of flowers of Hibiscus rosa sinensis
  10. Group H3 IR – 500 mg/kg of flowers of Hibiscus rosa sinensis treated rat hearts subjected to 85 mg/kg isoproterenol injection