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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 4 Effects of administration of ethanolic extract, aqueous and n-hexane partitioned extracts of X. aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich on the antioxidant system in the spleen 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/mg of tissue) Total Thiol (μmol/g of protein) CAT (U/g of protein) SOD (U/g of protein) POD (U/g of protein) γ-GT (U/g of protein)
Control 0.38 ± 0.10a 84.81 ± 4.89a 3.26 ± 0.48a 38.73 ± 16.21a 1.39 ± 0.29a 1.26 ± 0.34a 0.02 ± 0.031a
HPE 100 mg/kg 1.24 ± 0.04b 84.81 ± 0.93a 2.53 ± 0.07b 26.26 ± 5.59a 0.98 ± 0.03a 1.06 ± 0.33a 0.02 ± 0.004a
HPE 200 mg/kg 0.62 ± 0.17a 68.46 ± 10.05b 2.08 ± 0.06b 31.59 ± 1.55a 1.08 ± 0.17a 1.20 ± 0.18a 0.01 ± 0.002a
APE 100 mg/kg 0.26 ± 0.02a 86.35 ± 1.34a 2.80 ± 0.14ab 41.20 ± 5.56ab 1.30 ± 0.26a 1.66 ± 0.62a 0.01 ± 0.002a
APE 200 mg/kg 1.53 ± 0.11b 85.38 ± 8.27a 2.90 ± 0.20ab 35.65 ± 6.56a 1.13 ± 0.10a 0.79 ± 0.07a 0.01 ± 0.001a
ECE 100 mg/kg 1.25 ± 0.27b 94.23 ± 4.14c 3.19 ± 0.45a 40.03 ± 6.63ab 1.18 ± 0.21a 1.21 ± 0.21a 0.01 ± 0.001a
ECE 200 mg/kg 1.2 ± 0.08b 93.27 ± 10.38ac 1.84 ± 0.29c 62.11 ± 11.44b 0.88 ± 0.12a 0.93 ± 0.14a 0.01 ± 0.003a
  1. Data presented as Mean ± SEM, n = 5, values within a column with different superscript are significantly different at p < 0.05. HPE n-hexane partitioned extract, APE Aqueous partitioned extract, ECE Ethanolic extract, GSH Reduced Glutathione, MDA malondialdehyde, CAT Catalase, SOD Superoxide dismutase, POD Peroxidase, γ-GT γ-glutamyl transpeptidase