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Table 5 Effects of SAME on renal 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) 4.36 ± 0.8A 7.42 ± 1.2A 16.25 ± 3.93A
GTM (100 mg/kg bw) 1.46 ± 0.46D 3.84 ± 0.6D 8.80 ± 1.10B
GTM + SAME (100 mg/kg bw) 2.35 ± 0.7C 4.59 ± 1.4C 10.90 ± 2.22B
GTM + SAME (200 mg/kg bw) 3.30 ± 0.4B 5.53 ± 1.4B 14.68 ± 3.60A
SAME (200 mg/kg bw) 4.31 ± 0.7A 7.14 ± .9A 16.31 ± 2.85A
  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