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Table 2 Effect of E. hirta extract on lipid peroxidation and antioxidant markers in neonatal asthmatic rats

From: Anti-inflammatory and anxiolytic activities of Euphorbia hirta extract in neonatal asthmatic rats

Oxidative markers Group I Group II Group III Group IV
MDA (nmol/g) 25.5 ± 1.6 69.1 ± 4.2a 52.6 ± 3.1ab 37.3 ± 2.4abc
GSH (mg/g) 89.2 ± 6.2 27.5 ± 1.8a 46.1 ± 3.2ab 69.6 ± 5.2bc
SOD (U/mg) 7.3 ± 0.54 2.5 ± 0.13a 3.5 ± 0.12ab 4.9 ± 0.15abc
Catalase (U/g) 13.5 ± 1.21 4.2 ± 0.24a 6.9 ± 0.23ab 10.5 ± 0.8bc
Gpx (mg/protein) 0.96 ± 0.008 0.28 ± 0.005a 0.47 ± 0.005ab 0.77 ± 0.006bc
AChE (µmol/min/mg of protein) 10.5 ± 0.73 3.1 ± 0.15a 6.3 ± 0.22ab 8.9 ± 0.32bc
  1. aP < 0.05 vs. group I
  2. bP < 0.05 vs. group II
  3. cP < 0.05 vs. group III