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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 5 Effect of Vitellaria. paradoxa on antioxydant parameters

From: Antidiabetic and antioxidant potentials of Vitellaria paradoxa barks in alloxan-induced diabetic rats

Group NO
(μM)
MDA
(μM)
CAT
(μmol/min/mg of protein)
SOD
(U/mg of protein)
GSH
(μM)
Normal control 49.7 ± 2.1 4.3 ± 0.3 78.9 ± 3.5 13.4 ± 0.8 480.0 ± 43.1
Diabetic control 82.2 ± 5.8** 7.3 ± 0.3** 49.2 ± 3.5*** 8.2 ± 0.7** 328.8 ± 20.8**
Glibenclamide 2.5 mg/kg 55.1 ± 5.9a 5.6 ± 0.3a 72.7 ± 4.6b 12.7 ± 1.5a 443.3 ± 19.5
Extract 125 mg/kg 64.6 ± 6.9 5.9 ± 0.4 67.2 ± 5.3a 9.9 ± 0.6 440.2 ± 17.3
Extract 250 mg/kg 57.5 ± 5.4a 5.6 ± 0.5a 71.4 ± 3.7b 11.2 ± 0.8 454.2 ± 34.3a
Extract 500 mg/kg 52.0 ± 5.0b 5.5 ± 0.4a 76.7 ± 3.4c 13.9 ± 1.0b 469.7 ± 13.5b
  1. Each value is expressed as mean ± S.E.M. (n = 5). *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001 significantly different when compared to the normal control group. ap < 0.05; bp < 0.01; cp < 0.001 significantly different when compared to the diabetic control group