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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 4 Effect of ALME on different antioxidant parameters in the kidney tissue

From: Protective effect of Antigonon leptopus (Hook et. Arn) in cadmium induced hepatotoxicity and nephrotoxicity in rats

Experimental groupsGSH (mM/mg)MDA (mM/mg)CAT (U/mg)
Normal7.34 ± 0.141.44 ± 0.0410.38 ± 0.28
Toxic (Cd 5 mg/kg)3.31 ± 0.313.53 ± 0.083.73 ± 0.07
Silymarin (100 mg/kg)6.87 ± 0.15**
(88.33%)
1.92 ± 0.05**
(77.03%)
8.78 ± 0.22**
(75.93%)
ALME
(100 mg/kg)
4.91 ± 0.36*
(39.70%)
2.79 ± 0.22*
(35.40%)
7.65 ± 0.42*
(58.94%)
ALME
(200 mg/kg)
6.07 ± 0.81**
(68.48%)
2.23 ± 0.16**
(62.20%)
8.51 ± 0.38**
(71.87%)
ALME
(400 mg/kg)
5.12 ± 0.24*
(44.91%)
2.39 ± 0.32*
(54.54%)
8.29 ± 0.56*
(68.57%)
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SD, n = 6. **P < 0.01, *P < 0.05. P value- Control versus other groups.