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Table 2 Cardiac determination of protein carbonyl, lipid hydroperoxide and antioxidant enzyme system

From: Lipid damage is the best marker of oxidative injury during the cardiac remodeling process induced by tobacco smoke

  C Group
n = 8
ETS Group
n = 8
P value
Protein carbonyl (nmol/mg of protein) 2.52 (1.70–3.18) 3.10 (3.07–3.14) 0.310
LH (nmol/g) 196.4 ± 51.5 331.9 ± 52.9 < 0.001
  1. C control animals, ETS animals exposed to tobacco smoke, LH lipid hydroperoxide
  2. Data are expressed as the mean ± SD or medians (including the lower quartile and upper quartile)