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Table 5 Total Oxidant Status (TOS) and Total Antioxidant Capacity (TAC) at baseline, pre and post intervention for both groups

From: Effect of α-lipoic acid and exercise training on cardiovascular disease risk in obesity with impaired glucose tolerance

Group α-lipoic acid + exercise
(n = 12)
α-lipoic acid only
(n = 12)
Time Baseline Pre intervention Post intervention Baseline Pre intervention Post intervention
TOS (μmol H202 Equiv/L) 37.0 (8.9) 38.5 (8.2) 35.1 (5.6) 49.7 (9.1) 50.0 (9.5) 38.5 (7.2)†
TAC (mmol.l-1 Trolox Equiv/l) 1.4 (0.2) 1.4 (0.1) 1.8 (0.3)† 1.3 (0.3) 1.3 (0.3) 1.6 (0.4)†
  1. Values are means ± SD. indicates within group differences as a function of time from baseline and pre intervention (p < 0.05)