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Table 4 Effects of SAME on liver antioxidant enzymes of rat

From: Prevention of hepatorenal toxicity with Sonchus asper in gentamicin treated rats

Treatment CAT (U/mg protein) POD (U/mg protein) SOD (U/mg protein)
Control (Saline, 0.9% NaCl) 10.3 ± 1.5A 12.7 ± 1.2A 21.2 ± 2.5A
GTM (100 mg/kg bw) 5.8 ± 1.0B 6.8 ± 0.9D 13.2 ± 1.6C
GTM + SAME (100 mg/kg bw) 8.8 ± 1.0A 8.4 ± 1.2C 16.7 ± 1.2B
GTM + SAME (200 mg/kg bw) 9.8 ± 1.2A 10.4 ± 1.5B 20.2 ± 1.9A
SAME (200 mg/kg bw) 10.3 ± 0.9A 12.8 ± 1.3A 22.3 ± 1.6A
  1. Mean ± SD (n = 06). A-D, Means not sharing common letters within a column are significantly (P < 0.01) different from each other.
  2. GTM, gentamicin; SAME, methanol extract of Sonchus asper