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Table 3 Effect of LPME on testis CAT, POD and SOD activity in rat

From: Protective effects of Launaea procumbens on rat testis damage by CCl4

Treatment Protein (μg/mg tissue) CAT (U/min) POD (U/min) SOD (U/mg protein)
Control 2.01 +/− 0.06++ 5.56 +/− 0.32++ 6.88 +/− 0.29++ 2.07 +/− 0.06++
3 ml/kg CCl4 0.91 +/− 0.03** 3.06 +/− 0.14** 3.97 +/− 0.09** 0.97 +/− 0.03**
100 mg/kg LPME + CCl4 1.86 +/− 0.00++ 4.73 +/− 0.14++ 4.81 +/− 0.09++ 1.35 +/− 0.01++
200 mg/kg LPME + CCl4 2.00 +/− 0.07++ 5.69 +/− 0.30 ++ 6.27 +/− 0.29++ 2.00 +/− 0.02++
200 mg/kg LPME alone 2.11 +/− 0.05 ++ 5.73 +/− 0.32++ 6.98 +/− 0.27++ 2.17 +/− 0.05 ++
  1. Mean ± SE (n = 6 number).
  2. *, ** indicate significance from the control group at P < 0.05 and P < 0.01 probability level.
  3. ++ indicate significance from the CCl4 group at P < 0.01 probability level.