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Table 4 Variation of RBCs’ membrane cholesterol concentration, malondialdehyde, catalase and superoxide at different extracts’ concentration

From: Protective effects of stem bark of Harungana madgascariensis on the red blood cell membrane

Groups Oo CCl4+Oo 0.016 g/kg 0.032 g/kg 0.064 g/kg
Catalase (U/L) 47.90 ± 1.20 6.14 ± 0.5* 49.60 ± 1.80 51.10 ± 3.60 48.40 ± 1.80
Superoxide dismutase (U/L) 419.94 ± 6.20 169.33 ± 7.50* 415.80 ± 6.80 430.30 ± 9.60 426.32 ± 5.80
Membrane cholesterol (mg/μL) 5 ± 0.20 11 ± 1.50* 7.5 ± 0.80 7.51 ± 0.60 7.49 ± 0.80
Malondialdehyde(μmol /g protein) 0.005 ± 0.0 0.01 ± 0.0* 0.005 ± 0.0 0.0055 ± 0.0 0.0052 ± 0.0
  1. * significantly different at P<0.05. One-way ANOVA followed by LSD, Oo: Olive oil.