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Table 4 The effect of M. myristica on the levels of liver glutathione and activities of liver catalase and superoxide dismutase

From: Aqueous extract of Monodora myristica ameliorates cadmium-induced hepatotoxicity in male rats

Treatment group GSH (nmole/mg protein) CAT (unit/min/mg protein) SOD (unit/min/mg protein)
G1 36.42 ± 0.52b 65.83 ± 5.43b 27.04 ± 0.05b
G2 23.92 ± 0.37a 42.73 ± 0.69a 15.79 ± 0.06a
G3 37.78 ± 0.38 59.66 ± 0.65 24.99 ± 0.13
G4 44.28 ± 0.40a 64.31 ± 0.79 35.02 ± 0.08
G5 41.74 ± 0.61a 68.02 ± 0.18 31.37 ± 0.79
  1. Values shown are mean ± SD (n = 6). Mean differences are significant (P < 0.05) when compared with: aG1 (control group), b G2 (cadmium only)