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Table 2 Indices of antioxidants damage in oxidative stressed rats

From: Nigella sativa fixed and essential oil modulates glutathione redox enzymes in potassium bromate induced oxidative stress

Parameters Diets Study intervals (days)
0 28 56
Total antioxidants capacity (TAC) (IU/mL) D1 0.49 ± 0.031cd 0.38 ± 0.027ef 0.34 ± 0.021f
D2 0.44 ± 0.028de 0.54 ± 0.025bc 0.59 ± 0.035b
D3 0.43 ± 0.017de 0.62 ± 0.030b 0.82 ± 0.035a
MDA (nmol/g) D1 16.90 ± 1.08c 18.21 ± 1.31b 22.02 ± 1.37a
D2 15.60 ± 1.01c 13.92 ± 0.65d 12.39 ± 0.73d
D3 15.42 ± 0.61c 8.70 ± 0.42e 7.46 ± 0.32e
Conjugated dienes (CD) (nmol/g) D1 5.60 ± 0.359bc 6.05 ± 0.436b 7.00 ± 0.435a
D2 5.48 ± 0.353bc 5.07 ± 0.237cd 4.60 ± 0.270e
D3 5.26 ± 0.208cd 4.76 ± 0.228de 3.45 ± 0.148f
  1. Means sharing same letters in a column/row do not differ significantly at P < 0.05