Table 4

Effect of agaro-oligosaccharides on GSH-Px activity in different organs of CCl4 induced rats a

Groups

Liver (NU/mgprot)

Heart (NU/mgprot)

Serum (× 103 NU)


Normal control

159.17 ± 6.97

200.20 ± 15.46

12.50 ± 1.44

CCl4 control

91.60 ± 3.97#

191.81 ± 36.90

10.38 ± 1.48#

Vitamin C

119.41 ± 9.86

204.86 ± 17.11

11.02 ± 0.66

G4 (200 mg/kg)

120.50 ± 17.05

203.63 ± 25.01

12.18 ± 1.95

G5 (400 mg/kg)

127.19 ± 12.17*

217.40 ± 10.82

13.13 ± 1.21

G6 (600 mg/kg)

118.92 ± 17.56

248.47 ± 39.28

12.26 ± 1.30


a n = 8. Each value represents the mean ± SD.

Significant values: *P < 0.05 (vs CCl4 group); #P < 0.05 (vs Normal group)

Chen et al. Nutrition Journal 2006 5:31   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-5-31

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