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Table 4 Liver antioxidant enzyme activities of the studied groups

From: Ceratonia siliqua pod extract ameliorates Schistosoma mansoni-induced liver fibrosis and oxidative stress

Groups GR (μmol/mg protein) GPx (U/mg protein) GST (U/mg protein)
Normal control 28.47 ± 5.2 685.45 ± 38.97 46.24 ± 3.05
Vehicle control 17.95 ± 3.86a 576.89 ± 47.96a 14.90 ± 2.87a
PZQ (500 mg/kg bwt) 19.76 ± 4.30a 580.44 ± 67.87a 25.76 ± 3.98ab
CPE (300 mg/kg bwt) 24.76 ± 3.76b 604.55 ± 44.77ab 36.85 ± 2.69ab
CPE (600 mg/kg bwt) 27.56 ± 3.64b 630.67 ± 22.87b 39.65 ± 3.68b
  1. Values are means ± SEM (n = 7)
  2. a p < 0.05, significant change with respect to Control group (Group I); b p < 0.05, significant change with respect to Vehicle group (Group II) for Duncan’s post hoc test
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