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Table 3 Quinone Reductase Specific Activity (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 6.592 ± 0.60 3.838 ± 0.54 0.618 ± 0.06 0.377 ± 0.12
Mixture 13.372 ± 4.17** 3.544 ± 0.92 0.623 ± 0.10 0.374 ± 0.05
Nomilin 6.226 ± 0. 71 2.892 ± 0.43 0.662 ± 0.17 0.354 ± 0.02
Deacetyl nomilin 6.113 ± 2.12 4.702 ± 0.43** 1.137 ± 0.36** 0.356 ± 0.04
Isoobacunoic Acid 4.982 ± 1.19* 3.229 ± 2.57 1.477 ± 0.78 0.349 ± 0.03
  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.