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Table 5 Correlation matrix of some important parameters in diabetic rats

From: Effect of Nigella sativa fixed and essential oils on antioxidant status, hepatic enzymes, and immunity in streptozotocin induced diabetes mellitus

  GSH α-Toc γ-Toc SOD CAT GLPx GR GST MPO XO NO
GSH 1.00           
α-Toc 0.96** 1.00          
γ-Toc 0.85** 0.84** 1.00         
SOD -0.87** -0.84** -0.77* 1.00        
CAT 0.83** 0.77* 0.92** -0.79** 1.00       
GLPx 0.74* 0.72* 0.90** -0.63s 0.94** 1.00      
GR 0.73* 0.72* 0.85** -0.57s 0.88** 0.95** 1.00     
GST 0.78* 0.77* 0.94** -0.69ns 0.95** 0.99** 0.94** 1.00    
MPO -0.90** -0.86** -0.97** 0.79** -0.94** -0.92** -0.86** -0.95** 1.00   
XO -0.90** -0.87** -0.87** 0.84** -0.91** -0.83** -0.88** -0.85** 0.88** 1.00  
NO -0.94** -0.89** -0.90** 0.93** -0.88** -0.78* -0.70* -0.83** 0.94** 0.87** 1.00
  1. ns = non-significant; * = significant (p >0.05); ** = highly significant (p>0.01).
  2. GSH = glutathione; α-Toc = α-Tocopherol; γ-Toc = γ-Tocopherol; SOD = superoxide dismutase; CAT = catalase; GPx = glutathione peroxidase; GR = glutathione reductase; GST = glutathione transferase; NO = nitric oxide; MPO = myeloperoxidase; XO = xanthine oxidase.