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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 8 Consequences of rhizomes of Sorghum halepense (L.) Pers extract on SOD, MDA, glutathione and catalase

From: Sorghum halepense (L.) Pers rhizomes inhibitory potential against diabetes and free radicals

  MDA (nmol/ml) SOD (U min/mg of Protein) Catalase (U min/mg of Protein) GSH (μmole/mg of protein)
Normal control 1.64 ± 0.39 47.2 ± 4.38 36 ± 2.23 44 ± 2.23
Diabetic control 2.95 ± 0.35 27.8 ± 4.15 21.2 ± 2.16 23.2 ± 3.19
Glibenclamide (10 mg) 2.04 ± 0.21 a 36.2 ± 3.03 a 27 ± 3.4 a 33 ± 3.16 a
Extract (150 mg) 2.08 ± 0.17 a 35.6 ± 2.91 a 28 ± 2.23 a 33.4 ± 2.70 a
Extract (300 mg) 1.98 ± 0.21 a 39.4 ± 2.30 a 31 ± 3.16 a 39 ± 2.12 a
  1. Represented the data (n = 5) as Mean ± SD, a shows significance at P < 0.001 (Dunnett’s-test), the normal group was compared with the untreated group and in turn, its comparison was made with extract treated group and standard, MDA Malondialdehyde, SOD Superoxide dismutase