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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 3 Effect of P.tuber-regium on the superoxide dismutate (SOD) and malondialdehyde (MDA) in liver and kidney

From: Carbon tetrachloride induced hepatorenal toxicity in rats: possible protective effects of wild Pleurotus tuber-regium

  Groups Control CCL4 Only CCL4 + 100 mg P.t. CCL4 + 200 mg P.t. CCL4 + 500 mg P.t.
MDA (μmol/mg) Kidney 1.40 ± 0.32 14.00 ± 3.50 *** 3.50 ± 0.61 ### 1.60 ± 0.36 *** 1.70 ± 0.15 ###
Liver 1.90 ± 0.42 14.00 ± 2.60 *** 10.00 ± 1.80 *** 8.90 ± 1.00 ** # 8.60 ± 1.5 ** ##
SOD (μg/mg protein) Kidney 8.49 ± 0.38 2.78 ± 0.30 *** 3.18 ± 0.31 *** 5.31 ± 0.37 ***### 6.48 ± 0.50 *** ###
Liver 7.58 ± 0.59 1.48 ± 0.33 *** 1.65 ± 0.48 *** 3.60 ± 0.36 *** ### 3.88 ± 0.47 *** ###
  1. Each value represents mean ± SD, n = 6. Values marked with an asterisk (*) differ significantly from control value (** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001) while those marked with # differ significantly from CCl4 only group (# p < 0.05, ## p < 0.01, ### p < 0.001)