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Table 2 Effects of Asparagus cochinchinensis (Lour.) Merr on the activities of NOS, CAT and SOD

From: Aqueous root extract of Asparagus cochinchinensis (Lour.) Merr. Has antioxidant activity in D-galactose-induced aging mice

  Treatment SOD/U mg−1 prot NOS/U mg−1 prot CAT/U mg−1 prot
Brain Negative control group 98.31 ± 4.44a 1.48 ± 0.04a 32.34 ± 0.98b
Aging model group 63.99 ± 4.20b 1.35 ± 0.06b 20.67 ± 2.16c
Vc positive control group 100.36 ± 5.01a 1.59 ± 0.05a 48.11 ± 2.17a
Extract treatment group 95.58 ± 4.05a 1.61 ± 0.06a 46.85 ± 1.81a
Liver Negative control group 55.65 ± 2. 81b 0.84 ± 0. 13b 54.61 ± 3. 32a
Aging model group 49.54 ± 2. 88c 0.74 ± 0. 12c 45.72 ± 4. 51b
Vc positive control group 59.75 ± 3.89a 1.24 ± 0.31a 56.18 ± 4.38a
Extract treatment group 60.98 ± 4. 09a 1.12 ± 0. 29a 55.16 ± 5. 09a
Serum Negative control group 86.42 ± 9. 29b 40.52 ± 3.32b 0.31 ± 0.08a
Aging model group 72.58 ± 6.47c 33.76 ± 4.51c 0.12 ± 0.013b
Vc positive control group 96.97 ± 7.87a 47.55 ± 3.69a 0.34 ± 0.06a
Extract treatment group 98.65 ± 8.00a 47.21 ± 3.24a 0.35 ± 0.057a
Heart Negative control group 51.58 ± 2.96a 0.51 ± 0.06a 5.06 ± 0.75a
Aging model group 33.96 ± 2.19c 0.26 ± 0.05b 1.53 ± 0.38b
Vc positive control group 42.87 ± 1.89b 0.54 ± 0.07a 5.01 ± 0.54a
Extract treatment group 44.75 ± 2.45b 0.48 ± 0.09a 4.91 ± 0.45a
Kidney Negative control group 56.24 ± 4.57b 1.76 ± 0.27a 14.30 ± 1.34b
Aging model group 50.87 ± 5.09c 1.51 ± 0.14b 5.24 ± 1.06c
Vc positive control group 63.77 ± 5.31a 1.68 ± 0.15a 17.65 ± 1.87a
Extract treatment group 61.33 ± 6.47a 1.79 ± 0. 20a 18.73 ± 1. 61a
  1. Note: Data were expressed as mean ± SD; One-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) was used to analyze the difference among groups; Values with different letters showed significant difference
  2. SOD superoxide dismutase, NOS nitric oxide synthase, CAT catalase