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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 2 Effects of ethanolic extract, aqueous and n-hexane partitioned extracts of X. aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich on the plasma GSH, Lipid Peroxidation, γ-GT and total thiol of healthy rats

From: Influence of ethanolic extracts of dried fruit of Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich on haematological and biochemical parameters in healthy Wistar rats

Group GSH (μmol/g protein) MDA (μmol/l) γ-GT (U/ g protein) Total Thiol (μmol/g protein)
Control 3.07 ± 0.65a 7.69 ± 0.22a 0.49 ± 0.05a 10.08 ± 0.59a
HPE 100 mg/kg 1.72 ± 0.30a 3.19 ± 0.61c 0.23 ± 0.04b 7.25 ± 0.52bc
HPE 200 mg/kg 1.75 ± 0.19a 3.49 ± 0.22c 0.18 ± 0.03b 6.70 ± 0.14b
APE 100 mg/kg 3.00 ± 0.61a 5.64 ± 0.59f 0.50 ± 0.09a 9.95 ± 0.77a
APE 200 mg/kg 2.73 ± 0.22a 4.17 ± 0.23cf 0.35 ± 0.07ab 5.98 ± 0.27b
ECE 100 mg/kg 2.08 ± 0.34a 8.17 ± 0.76a 0.21 ± 0.05b 4.77 ± 0.98d
ECE 200 mg/kg 2.84 ± 0.21a 8.08 ± 0.59a 0.48 ± 0.11a 8.79 ± 0.44ac
  1. Data presented as Mean ± SEM, n = 6, values within a column with different superscripts are significantly different at p < 0.05. HPE n-hexane partitioned extract, APE Aqueous partitioned extract, ECE Ethanolic extract, GSH Reduced Glutathione, MDA malondialdehyde, γ-GT γ-glutamyl transpeptidase