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Table 9 Effect of different treatments of A. nitida stem bark crude extract on liver tissues antioxidant enzymes

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

Group CAT (U/min) POD (U/min) SOD (U/mg protein) GST (nM/min/mg protein) GPx (nM/min/mg protein) GR (nM/min/mg protein)
Control 6.68 ± 0.10a 10.39 ± 0.22a 5.54 ± 0.36a 139.8 ± 3.22a 92.8 ± 2.05a 137.2 ± 2.51a
Vehicle control 6.35 ± 0.39a 10.06 ± 0.43a 5.05 ± 0.62a 139.05 ± 3.50a 93.3 ± 1.27a 133.1 ± 3.51b
CCl4 (1 ml/kg) 3.49 ± 0.09e 5.82 ± 0.12e 2.49 ± 0.29c 53.77 ± 1.61e 32.9 ± 1.79f 61.2 ± 1.33f
Silymarin + CCl4 5.29 ± 0.11c 8.57 ± 0.29b 4.65 ± 0.32ab 122.5 ± 2.41b 82.8 ± 1.74d 114.5 ± 2.58d
ANM (200 mg/kg) + CCl4 4.30 ± 0.15d 6.20 ± 0.31d 3.67 ± 0.27b 82.63 ± 1.61d 62.4 ± 1.77e 86.0 ± 3.05e
ANM (400 mg/kg) + CCl4 5.61 ± 0.19bc 7.57 ± 0.33d 4.61 ± 0.29a,b 103.8 ± 2.97c 85.9 ± 1.48c,d 119.19 ± 2.5c
ANM (200 mg/kg) 6.19 ± 0.20b 9.99 ± 0.24c 4.84 ± 0.36a,b 140.0 ± 3.18b 90.9 ± 2.82b,c 125.1 ± 3.31b
ANM (400 mg/kg) 6.53 ± 0.28a 10.14 ± 0.21b 5.73 ± 0.26a 141.3 ± 2.77a 91.0 ± 0.91a,b 136.2 ± 3.02a
  1. Values expressed as means ± SD. Means ± SD with different superscript letter (a–f) within the column indicate significant difference (P < 0.01)