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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 6 Effect of the EESAL on lipid peroxidation and antioxidant parameters of Plasmodium berghei-infected mice

From: Sida acuta Burm.f. leaves ethanol extract ameliorates haematological and biochemical alterations induced by Plasmodium berghei ANKA-65 in mice

Groups Lipid peroxidation and antioxidant parameters
MDA Conc. (mg/dl) SOD activity (IU/L) CAT activity (IU/L) GSH Conc. (mg/dl)
Normal control 2.68 ± 0.99b 9.63 ± 0.42b 0.65 ± 0.02b 0.21 ± 0.05a
Malaria control 6.05 ± 0.68c 4.18 ± 0.38a 0.16 ± 0.05c 0.10 ± 0.01b
MP + 140 mg/kg b.w. of Artemether 2.25 ± 0.70ab 9.52 ± 0.74b 0.66 ± 0.06b 0.26 ± 0.07a
MP + 200 mg/kg b.w. EESAL 2.31 ± 0.39ab 9.94 ± 0.58b 0.68 ± 0.18b 0.22 ± 0.14a
MP + 400 mg/kg b.w. EESAL 2.28 ± 0.30ab 9.95 ± 0.39b 0.72 ± 0.10b 0.24 ± 0.05a
MP + 600 mg/kg b.w. EESAL 1.54 ± 0.59a 10.19 ± 0.19b 0.68 ± 0.06b 0.25 ± 0.03a
  1. Results are expressed in Means ± SD (n = 6); At p < 0.05, mean values with different letters of the alphabets (a, b, c, d …) as superscripts in a column are statically different while mean values with similar alphabets are not statistically different
  2. MDA malondialdehyde, SOD Superoxide dismutase, CAT catalase, GSH reduced glutathione