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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 4 Effect of the aqueous leaf extract of V. amygdalina and B. tenoreana on oxidative stress markers of alloxan-induced diabetic rats

From: Comparative studies on the hypoglycemic and antioxidant activities of Vernonia amygdalina delile and Baccharoides tenoreana olive in alloxan-induced hyperglycemic rats

Group Catalase (μ/m) SOD (μ/m) MDA (mg/dl) GSH (mg/dl)
A 8.89 ± 0.20c 0.11 ± 0.01a 0.43 ± 0.16a 0.23 ± 0.07b
B 4.67 ± 0.24a 0.09 ± 0.01a 1.78 ± 0,15b 0.03 ± 0.00a
C 6.37 ± 0.30b 0.10 ± 0.01a 0.85 ± 0.18a 0.14 ± 0.01b
D 6.04 ± 0.46b 0.10 ± 0.01a 1.55 ± 0.21b 0.14 ± 0.23b
E 6.04 ± 0.46b 0.09 ± 0.00a 1.69 ± 0.22b 0.13 ± 0.01b
F 8.34 ± 0.27c 0.11 ± 0.00a 0.73 ± 0.02a 0.20 ± 0.07b
  1. Superscripts a, b and c indicate significant difference at P < 0.05 down the column (across the groups).
  2. SOD Superoxide Dismutase, MDA Malondialdehyde, GSH Reduced Glutathione