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Table 2 Effect of ADE on testicular antioxidant enzymes activities and GSH and LPO levels in male rats treated with two different doses of DCA

From: Dichloroacetic acid-induced testicular toxicity in male rats and the protective effect of date fruit extract

  CAT (μmolH2O2/min/mg proteins) SOD (U/mg proteins) GPx (μmol GSH oxidized/min/mg proteins) GSH (μmol/mg proteins) LPO (nmol MDA/mg proteins)
C 191.47 ± 8.95a 3.03 ± 0.29a 11.36 ± 0.93c 0.36 ± 0.01c 1.08 ± 0.03a
ADE 184.62 ± 11.14a 3.09 ± 0.35a 11.61 ± 0.80c 0.37 ± 0.04c 1.08 ± 0.07a
DCAC1 277.48 ± 12.17ca 4.13 ± 0.53ba 10.81 ± 0.79b 0.26 ± 0.04ba 1.84 ± 0.11ca
DCAC2 370.04 ± 12.75da 5.31 ± 0.46ca 9.37 ± 0.76aa 0.18 ± 0.03aa 2.39 ± 0.16da
ADE + DCAC1 192.28 ± 10.36a 3.31 ± 0.32a 11.62 ± 0.58c 0.36 ± 0.05c 1.14 ± 0.06a
ADE + DCAC2 215.79 ± 13.09ab 3.99 ± 0.50ab 11.16 ± 0.99c 0.30 ± 0.04bc 1.26 ± 0.03ab
  1. Values are mean ± SD of eight rats in each group. Different letters (a-c) indicate significant differences between groups at p < 0.05. C: control, ADE aqueous date extract, DCAC1: dichloroacetic acid at 0.5 g/l, DCAC2: dichloroacetic acid at 2 g/l, LPO: lipid peroxidation
  2. aComparison of control and other groups