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Table 4 Activity of antioxidative enzymes, lipidic peroxidation and proteins carbonylation in hepatic protein extracts in four groups of Wistar rats (see text for details)

From: Effects of astaxanthin supplementation on chemically induced tumorigenesis in Wistar rats

Group no. Total proteins Superoxidismutase (SOD) Glutathion peroxidase (GPx) Lipids peroxidation (MDA) Proteins oxidation (DNPH)
mg/ml extract mg/g tissue U/mg protein U/mg protein mmol/mg protein mmol/mg protein
1 6.787±0.40 70.911±12.61 13.453 ± 0.65*B 0.1298 ± 0.017*ABC 0.0663 ± 0.015*ABC 0.0052 ± 0.0008*ABC
2 7.474±0.45 76.895±4.79 11.225 ± 0.73 0.0348 ± 0.007 0.0449 ± 0.006 0.0032 ± 0.0005
3 8.209±0.87 83.909±9.00 10.344 ± 1.11 0.0395 ± 0.009 0.0335 ± 0.002 0.0026 ± 0.0001
4 8.105±1.20 82.165±13.45 11.270 ± 2.27 0.0538 ± 0.027 0.0302 ± 0.003 0.0022 ± 0.0004
  1. *: P < 0.05 (statistically significant).
  2. A: statistic assessment of the Group 1 with the Group 2.
  3. B: statistic assessment of the Group 1 with the Group 3.
  4. C: statistic assessment of the Group 1 with the Group 4.