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Table 2 Redox biomarkers in the liver (mean ± SD)

From: Effect of crocin on antioxidant gene expression, fibrinolytic parameters, redox status and blood biochemistry in nicotinamide-streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

  C Cr20 Cr50 D DCr20 DCr50
H2O2 decomposing activity (U mg−1 protein) 377.57 ± 67.58 391.39 ± 74.64 378.68 ± 47.64 357.27 ± 97.14 473.94 ± 143.44 353.5 ± 113.26
SOD (U mg−1 protein) 33.9 ± 3.55a 34.65 ± 10.88 69.56 ± 15.89b 50.8 ± 13.4 59.1 ± 17.26 34.28 ± 10.21
GSH (μmol mg−1 protein) 0.036 ± 0.006a 0.035 ± 0.007 0.072 ± 0.024b 0.042 ± 0.009 0.056 ± 0.023 0.044 ± 0.014
Protein carbonyls (nmol mg−1 protein) 1.44 ± 0.62 2.81 ± 1.4 3.12 ± 0.98 3.05 ± 1.31 3.3 ± 1.37 1.9 ± 1.1
TΑC (mmol DPPH mg−1 protein) 0.160 ± 0.02ab 0.13 ± 0.03 0.259 ± 0.08c 0.227 ± 0.07bc 0.215 ± 0.08 0.13 ± 0.04a
  1. Different superscripts in the same row represent statistically significant differences (p < 0.05)