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Table 3 Effect of the Juglans regia L. (GRL) leaf extract on biochemical markers of rat sciatic nerve affected by STZ-induced diabetic neuropathy

From: Protective effects of methanolic extract of Juglans regia L. leaf on streptozotocin-induced diabetic peripheral neuropathy in rats

Experimental Groups MDA GSH CAT SOD
μmol/mg-protein μmol/mg-protein unit/mg-protein unit/mg-protein
Vehicle 35.08 ± 4.44 23.67 ± 1.15 10.40 ± 0.52 35.67 ± 2.51
STZ 79.72 ± 4.89* 13.84 ± 1.03* 5.43 ± 1.60* 20.27 ± 1.81*
Preventive 57.30 ± 6.25** 17.95 ± 0.54** 9.13 ± 0.10** 24.92 ± 5.15
Curative 52.45 ± 7.95** 16.94 ± 1.21*** 9.34 ± 0.56** 20.64 ± 2.52
GRL 32.33 ± 5.85 24.00 ± 1.00 10.55 ± 1.24 36.67 ± 2.08
  1. Data are represented in Mean ± SD of 7 rats/group
  2. * p < 0.001 versus vehicle and GRL group
  3. ** p < 0. 01 versus STZ group
  4. *** p < 0.05 versus STZ group by one-way ANOVA followed by Tukey′s post-hoc tests
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