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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 2 Effects of 21 days treatment of wound with PEG, Ag-np and Ag-INP on antioxidant enzymes of albino rats

From: Safety assessment of bio-synthesized iodine-doped silver nanoparticle wound ointment in experimental rats

Enzymes Control Standard Untreated PEG Ag NP Ag-I NP
SOD U/mL 1.06 ± 0.13a 2.26 ± 0.26bc 2.53 ± 0.13c 1.86 ± 0.35b 4.00 ± 0.00d 2.00 ± 0.00bc
GPx μg/mL 1.07 ± 0.22a 0.81 ± 0.11a 1.12 ± 0.12a 1.07 ± 0.19a 1.86 ± 0.02b 1.14 ± 0.28a
CAT U/mL 0.65 ± 0.03b 0.70 ± 0.01b 0.69 ± 0.05b 0.65 ± 0.04ab 0.55 ± 0.01a 0.62 ± 0.01ab
  1. Values are expressed in mean ± standard error of mean. Values with the same superscript across the row have no significant different at p < 0.05. SOD Superoxide dismutase, GPx glutathione peroxidase and CAT catalase