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Table 4 Effect of lotus root hot water extract with taurine on TBARS and antioxidant enzymes

From: Antioxidant and hepatic protective effects of lotus root hot water extract with taurine supplementation in rats fed a high fat diet

Group Hepatic TBARS (nmol/mg protein) Serum TBARS (µmol/L serum) SOD (IU/mg protein) GSH-Px (IU/mg protein) Catalase (IU/mg protein)
N 26.4 ± 2.5a 2.97 ± 0.71a 9.96 ± 0.23c 0.10 ± 0.02a 150.83 ± 17.61b
HF 55.4 ± 4.2b 4.92 ± 0.41b 2.26 ± 0.53a 0.10 ± 0.02a 82.94 ± 11.22a
HFR 43.5 ± 6.9ab 5.16 ± 0.68b 6.54 ± 1.18b 0.43 ± 0.13b 154.24 ± 16.72b
HFRT 51.3 ± 15.0ab 4.91 ± 0.65b 3.06 ± 0.36a 0.30 ± 0.03ab 159.49 ± 12.72b
  1. TBARS: thiobarbituric acid reactive substances; SOD: superoxide dismutase; GSH-Px: glutathione peroxidise; Values are mean ± SE; Values with different superscripts within the column are significantly different at p<0.05 by Duncan’s multiple range test