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Table 2 DKE’s effect on antioxidative enzyme activities and MDA concentration in rats’ adipose tissues

From: Hypolipidemic activity of Dracocephalum kotschyi involves FOXO1 mediated modulation of PPARγ expression in adipocytes

Groups Catalase (μmol/min. mg protein) Superoxide dismutase (U/mg protein) Malondialdehyde (nmol/mg protein)
Normal control 19.52 ± 0.54* 1.03 ± 0.06* 6.44 ± 0.36*
Diabetic control 10.24 ± 0.65 0.48 ± 0.02 14.73 ± 0.39
DKE (0.25 ml) 15.75 ± 1.01* 0.52 ± 0.12 8.44 ± 0.35*
DKE (0.5 ml) 17.79 ± 0.97* 0.75 ± 0.05* 9.73 ± 0.62*
Pioglitazone 18.99 ± 1.46* 0.81 ± 0.06* 9.07 ± 0.94*
  1. The data represent the mean ± SD (n = 6). *P < 0.05 significantly different from the diabetic control group