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Table 2 GST Specific Activity against 4-Nitroquinoline 1-oxide (Specific activity expressed as units/mg of protein)

From: In vivo induction of phase II detoxifying enzymes, glutathione transferase and quinone reductase by citrus triterpenoids

Samples Stomach Intestine Liver Lung
Control 0.519 ± 0.06 0.322 ± 0.06 1.720 ± 0.34 0.414 ± 0.19
Mixture 0.755 ± 0.04** 0.624 ± 0.18** 1.765 ± 0.40 0.426 ± 0.04
Nomilin 0.927 ± 0.12** 0.905 ± 0.13** 2.045 ± 0.25 0.351 ± 0.08
Deacetyl nomilin 0.594 ± 0.12 0.558 ± 0.17 ** 1.551 ± 0.30 0.431 ± 0.04
Isoobacunoic Acid 0.592 ± 0.02 0.604 ± 0.57 1.179 ± 0.05 0.374 ± 0.02
  1. Results are means ± SD (n = 4)
  2. * indicate statistically significant (p < 0.05) reduction of QR activity was observed.
  3. ** indicate statistically significant (p < 0.01) induction of QR activity was observed.