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Table 3 Effect of turmeric on lipid proxidation and total antioxidant status in liver and plasma

From: Pre-administration of turmeric prevents methotrexate-induced liver toxicity and oxidative stress

Groups MDA (nmol/mg protein) TAS (mmol Trolox Eq/L)
Control 2.34 ± 0.49 1.5 ± 0.43
TUR (100mgkg−1) 2.12 ± 0.52 1.78 ± 0.26
TUR (200mgkg−1) 1.9 ± 0.33 2.39 ± 0.41a
MTX (20mgkg−1) 4.27 ± 0.73a 0.78 ± 0.06a
TUR (100mgkg−1) + MTX 3.76 ± 0.61 1.08 ± 0.16
TUR (200mgkg−1) + MTX 3 ± 0.59b 1.42 ± 0.23b
  1. Values of MDA and TAS are shown as mean ± S.D.
  2. TUR Turmeric, MTX Methotrexate, MDA Malondialdehyde, TAS Total Antioxidant Status. a Significant different with control group at P < 0.05. b Significant different with MTX at P < 0.05