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Table 4 Anti-oxidant indication in prostate organs

From: In vivo evaluation of hot water extract of Acorus gramineus root against benign prostatic hyperplasia

Groups CAT SOD GST GR GPx GSH
(U/mg protein) (U/mg protein) (mU/mg protein) (U/mg protein) (U/mg protein) (μmoles/mg protein)
Control 372.1 ± 7.4a 11.0 ± 1.1a 184.3 ± 9.6a 28.8 ± 1.1a 3.0 ± 0.2a 72.8 ± 3.1a
BPH 28.0 ± 3.7d 1.2 ± 0.2c 7.6 ± 3.0d 9.8 ± 0.3c 1.5 ± 0.1c 33.4 ± 3.2c
Finasteride 399.9 ± 38.5b 11.1 ± 0.2a 141.8 ± 11.7ab 24.6 ± 0.4a 2.7 ± 0.1a 67.6 ± 3.2ab
AG 100 35.4 ± 10.0d 6.0 ± 0.5b 74.0 ± 10.1c 19.9 ± 1.8b 1.9 ± 0.3b 34.7 ± 2.1c
AG 250 170.5 ± 10.9c 7.9 ± 0.8b 71.0 ± 23.8c 25.8 ± 2.3a 2.7 ± 0.1a 37.4 ± 0.9c
AG 500 232.0 ± 11.2b 11.2 ± 0.2a 172.2 ± 22.1a 26.5 ± 0.6a 2.7 ± 0.1a 62.0 ± 2.6b
  1. Data express the mean ± S.E. The letters in the columns indicate statistical differences by Duncan’s multiple range test (p < 0.05). Control: Normal rat supplied with tap water, BPH: Castrated rat supplied with tap water, AG 100: Castrated rat supplied with AG 100 mg/kg of BW daily, AG 250: Castrated rat supplied with AG 250 mg/kg of BW daily, AG 500: Castrated rat supplied with AG 500 mg/kg of BW daily. CAT: Catalase, SOD: Superoxide dismutase, GST: Glutathione S-transferase, GR: Glutathione reductase, GPx: Glutathione peroxidase, GSH: Glutathione