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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 4 Lipid peroxidation and antioxidant enzymes activities in the liver and kidney of test and control animals

From: Ethanol extract of Nigella sativa has antioxidant and ameliorative effect against nickel chloride-induced hepato-renal injury in rats

SN Treatment LMDA KMDA LCAT KCAT LGST KGST
1 Water 2.82. ± 0.27 3.62 ± 0.32 36.50 ± 0.33 335.85 ± 16.85 3.34 ± 0.18 34.16 ± 9.64
2 NiCl2 4.84 ± 0.58 5.15 ± 0.55* 11.19 ± 2.29* 201.16 ± 23.58 2.57 ± 0.04* 72.99 ± 7.78*
3 ENS 2.94 ± 0.53 3.41 ± 0.43 22.44 ± 4.63 328.63 ± 37.84 3.02 ± 0.38 46. 01 ± 3.99
4 ENS + NiCl2 3.78 ± 0.45 3.74 ± 0.30# 22.56 ± 6.74 306.60 ± 32.30 2.81 ± 0.20 39.17 ± 3.35#
  1. * Significantly different from control
  2. # Significantly different from NiCl2-treated rats
  3. Key:
  4. LMDA Liver Malonaldehyde (nmol/min/mg liver weight)
  5. KMDA Kidney Malonaldehyde (nmol/min/mg kidney weight)
  6. LCAT Liver Catalase activity (μmol/min/g liver weight)
  7. KCAT Kidney Catalase activity (μmol/min/g kidney weight)
  8. LGST Liver Glutathione-S-transferase (mmol/min/g liver weight)
  9. KGST Kidney Glutathione-S-transferase (mmol/min/g kidney weight)
  10. ENS Ethanol extract of Nigella sativa (50 mg/kg body weight)