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Table 9 Effect of sub-chronic treatment (30 days) malathion (200 mg / kg BW, po) and / or essential oils of lavender (50 mg / kg, PC, OP) on glutathione peroxidase (GPx) activity of testis and epididymis in mice

From: Lavandula stoechas essential oils protect against Malathion-induces reproductive disruptions in male mice

GPx (GSH consumed/min/mg protein)
  CTR M LSEO M + LSEO
Testis 9.20 ± 0.90 4.70 ± 0.5°* 9.60 ± 0.45# 8.20 ± 0.47#
Epididymis 7.50 ± 0.50 3.30 ± 0.60* 7.70 ± 0.20# 6.70 ± 0.42#
  1. The results represent the mean ± SEM (n = 12). (*: P < 0.05 vs. control, and #: p < 0.05 vs Malathion by the student t-test)