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Table 8 Effect of different treatments of A. nitida stem bark crude extract on liver tissue protein, TBARS, H2O2, nitrite and GSH content

From: Phytochemical, antioxidant and hepatoprotective effects of Alnus nitida bark in carbon tetrachloride challenged Sprague Dawley rats

Group Protein (μg/mg tissue) TBARS (nM/min/mg) H2O2 (nM/min/mg tissue) Nitrite content ( μM/ml) GSH (μM/g tissue)
Control 6.41 ± 0.23a 1.52 ± 0.08d 6.38 ± 0.15g 61.5 ± 1.78d 47.0 ± 2.84a
Vehicle control 6.14 ± 0.20a 1.73 ± 0.07c,d 6.77 ± 0.16g 64.2 ± 2.83d 45.65 ± 2.2a
CCl4 (1 ml/kg) 3.98 ± 0.16e 5.32 ± 0.06a 18.3 ± 0.26a 106.3 ± 4.67a 12.6 ± 1.23d
Silymarin + CCl4 5.16 ± 0.19b 2.11 ± 0.08b 8.37 ± 0.15e 70.4 ± 0.27c 46.7 ± 1.77a
ANM (200 mg/kg) + CCl4 4.42 ± 0.14d 2.11 ± 0.06b 12.2 ± 0.21b 90.2 ± 2.26b 30.74 ± 1.95c
ANM (400 mg/kg) + CCl4 5.02 ± 0.14c 2.02 ± 0.06b,c 11.1 ± 0.14c 71.1 ± 1.27c 41.3 ± 1.68b
ANM (200 mg/kg) 5.90 ± 0.16b,c 1.81 ± 0.39b 7.92 ± 0.29d 61.9 ± 2.75c 45.4 ± 1.48a,b
ANM (400 mg/kg) 6.48 ± 0.32a 1.51 ± 0.16d 7.50 ± 0.29f 60.0 ± 2.45d 49.1 ± 1.84a
  1. Values expressed as means ± SD. Means ± SD with different superscript letter (a–g) within the column indicate significant difference (P < 0.01)