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Table 5 Effects of the flavonoid-rich fraction (FRF) from Syngonanthus arthrotrichus and Syngonanthus bisulcatus on the activities of antioxidative enzymes in the gastric mucosa of rats with ethanol–induced lesions

From: Ulcer healing and mechanism(s) of action involved in the gastroprotective activity of fractions obtained from Syngonanthus arthrotrichus and Syngonanthus bisulcatus

Treatments Dose (mg/kg) Lipid peroxidation (TBARS/mg protein x 10−3) Inibition (%) Total thiols ( μmol/mg protein) Increase (%)
Saline - 115 ± 8,9 - 13 ± 2,7 -
Sham 10 98 ± 6,7* 15 15 ± 5,9 15
Normal - 49 ± 8,3** 57 31 ± 7,2** 138
Sa-FRF 100 47 ± 8,1** 59 24 ± 4,2** 61
Sb-FRF 100 51 ± 6,6** 56 21 ± 6,7* 84
  1. ANOVA followed by Dunnett’s test.* p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01. Data are presented as mean ± S.D (n = 5-7)