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Table 3 Superoxide dismutase (SOD) and catalase (CAT) activities in the rat liver

From: Protective effects of Erythronium japonicum and Corylopsis coreana Uyeki extracts against 1,3-dichloro-2-propanol-induced hepatotoxicity in rats

Parameter Group
Control 1,3-DCP 2% Erythronium japonicum 5% Erythronium japonicum 2% Corylopsis coreana Uyeki 5% Corylopsis coreana Uyeki
SOD
(units/mg protein)
174.6 ± 33.88 83.3 ± 14.01*,** 93.1 ± 16.17*,** 104.4 ± 16.64*,** 77.1 ± 18.64*,** 108.4 ± 28.77*,**
CAT
(units/mg protein)
11.49 ± 1.415 2.40 ± 0.626*,** 2.92 ± 0.638*,** 4.59 ± 0.712*,**,†† 2.77 ± 0.339*,** 5.65 ± 0.775*,**,††
  1. 1,3-DCP, 1,3-dichloro-2-propanol
  2. Values are presented as means ± SD of seven rats
  3. *Significant difference at the P < 0.05 level compared with the Control group
  4. **Significant difference at the P < 0.01 level compared with the Control group
  5. Significant difference at the P < 0.05 level compared with the 1,3-DCP group
  6. ††Significant difference at the P < 0.01 level compared with the 1,3-DCP grou