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Table 1 Oxidative stress markers of albino rats

From: Influence of Vitamin C and Vitamin E on testicular zinc content and testicular toxicity in lead exposed albino rats

Parameter Control Pb Pb + VC Pb + VE Pb + VC + VE
GSH (U/mg Protein) 0.69 ± 0.04 0.10 ± 0.02 a 0.51 ± 0.03 ab 0.52 ± 0.03 ab 0.57 ± 0.02 ab
SOD (U/mg Protein) 9.19 ± 0.69 1.20 ± 0.17 a 5.40 ± 0.43 ab 6.04 ± 0.55 ab 6.17 ± 0.07 ab
CAT (U/mg Protein) 42.48 ± 2.37 9.48 ± 0.36 a 28.90 ± 0.78 ab 26.44 ± 1.33 ab 31.30 ± 0.69 ab
MDA (Mmol/g tissue) 0.35 ± 0.02 0.94 ± 0.03 a 0.44 ± 0.02 ab 0.47 ± 0.02 ab 0.43 ± 0.01 ab
PRT (mg/g tissue) 20.36 ± 0.71 30.29 ± 1.75 a 21.54 ± 1.55 b 18.69 ± 1.71 b 21.00 ± 1.04 b
NO (mg/dL) 15.84 ± .86 42.12 ± 1.70 a 25.42 ± 1.65 ab 26.98 ± 1.60 ab 22.96 ± 1.24 ab
  1. Values are expressed as Mean ± S. E. M.
  2. a: Significant with control.
  3. b: Significant with lead only group.
  4. c: Significant with Vitamin C group.
  5. d:Significant with Vitamin E group.
  6. Significant at p < 0.05.
  7. The number of animals in each experimental group was 5.