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Table 3 Redox biomarkers in the kidney (mean ± SD)

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

 CCr20Cr50DDCr20DCr50
H2O2 decomposing activity (U mg−1 protein)637.9 ± 180.7a472.7 ± 122.9285.07 ± 45.5bd231.7 ± 65.7b356.5 ± 109.6 cd308.3 ± 105.3
SOD (U mg−1 protein)71.72 ± 15.7ac57.54 ± 15.6bc50.58 ± 19.03bc84.7 ± 17.2a59.5 ± 15.8ab55.17 ± 13.19bc
GSH (μmol mg−1 protein)0.059 ± 0.016a0.045 ± 0.009a0.047 ± 0.029a0.082 ± 0.05a0.059 ± 0.01a0.076 ± 0.023a
Protein carbonyls (nmol mg−1 protein)3.89 ± 0.48a4.31 ± 0.88a4.33 ± 1.77a5.57 ± 1.53a5.45 ± 1.67a5.89 ± 1.38a
TΑC (mmol DPPH mg−1 protein)0.171 ± 0.044a0.121 ± 0.031a0.143 ± 0.045a0.229 ± 0.036b0.175 ± 0.047a0.183 ± 0.05a
  1. Different superscripts in the same row represent statistically significant differences (p < 0.05)