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Table 4 The effect of the CORE and CQR-300 extracts on the concentrations of TBARS and carbonyls.

From: The effect of Cissus quadrangularis (CQR-300) and a Cissus formulation (CORE) on obesity and obesity-induced oxidative stress

  Group 1 BMI>30 Placebo (2100 Kcal/day diet) Group 2 BMI>30 CORE (no dietary restriction) Group 3 BMI>30 CORE (2100 Kcal/day diet) Group 4 BMI>30 CQR-300 (2100 Kcal/day diet) Group 5 BMI 25–29.9 CORE (no dietary restriction)
Time (weeks) T = 0 T = 6 T = 0 T = 8 T = 0 T = 8 T = 0 T = 6 T = 0 T = 8
TBARS (umol/L) 1.42 ± 0.51 1.60 ± 0.38 1.66 ± 0.56 0.87 ± 0.53** 1.78 ± 0.38 0.72 ± 0.35** 1.84 ± 0.51 0.98 ± 0.18** 1.06 ± 0.24 0.66 ± 0.13**
Carbonyls (nmol/mg protein) 1.95 ± 0.73 2.09 ± 0.68 2.03 ± 0.39 0.98 ± 0.39** 1.96 ± 0.40 0.84 ± 0.27** 2.06 ± 0.28 1.10 ± 0.34** 0.94 ± 0.20 0.77 ± 0.36**
  1. **p < 0.001 compared to T = 0; p < 0.01 compared to CQR-300 (Group 4).