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Published online 2012 July 9. doi: 10.1186/1472-6882-12-90

Table 3

Effect of SAME on antioxidant defense system in rat liver

Treatment
CAT
SOD
GST
GR
GSH-Px
 (U/min)(U/mg protein)nmol/min/mg proteinnmol/min/mg proteinnmol/min/mg protein
Control
4.8 ± 0.10++
22.7 ± 1.18++
192 ± 2.49++
127.3 ± 10.5++
84.2 ± 5.9++
3 ml/kg CCl4
2.9 ± 0.06**
11.9 ± 0.38**
104 ± 2.4**
62.33 ± 9.28**
46 ± 3.6**
100 mg/kg SAME + CCl4
4.04 ± 0.09++
16.2 ± 0.38*++
142 ± 2.6*++
90.2 ± 11.3*++
61 ± 6.6*++
200 mg/kg SAME + CCl4
4.8 ± 0.125++
20.4 ± 0.37++
190 ± 2.9++
112.3 ± 6.5++
75 ± 4.2++
100 mg/kg Silymarin + CCl4
4.9 ± 0.116++
22.9 ± 0.57++
201 ± 2.5++
134.3 ± 5.7++
84 ± 4.0++
200 mg/kg SAME alone4.96 ± 0.05++24.7 ± 0.38++199 ± 2.19++132.3 ± 6.96++87 ± 3.5++

Mean ± SE (n = 6 number).

*, ** Significance from the control group at P < 0.05 and P < 0.01 probability level.

++ Significance from the CCl4 group at P < 0.01 probability level.