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Table 2 The activites of MDA, SOD and NO in serum

From: Antioxidant vitamins C, E and coenzyme Q10 vs Dexamethasone: comparisons of their effects in pulmonary contusion model

Groups MDA (μmol/mg prot) SOD (U/mg prot) NO (μmol/L)
GroupI: Control (n = 7) 1.41 ± 0.16b 4.38 ± 0.52b 38.59 ± 3.55b
GroupII: Sham(Cont) (n = 7) 2.68 ± 0.37a 1.14 ± 0.49a 82.61 ± 8.01a
GroupIII: Cont + CoQ10 (n = 7) 1.67 ± 0.39b 2.86 ± 0.53ab 51.30 ± 5.89ab
GroupIV: Cont + vit C (n = 7) 1.71 ± 0.51b 2.48 ± 0.68 a 56.36 ± 5.75ab
GroupV: Cont + vit E (n = 7) 1.89 ± 0.40 2.53 ± 0.34ab 57.61 ± 2. 30ab
GroupVI: Cont + Dxm (n = 7) 1.77 ± 0.22b 3.49 ± 0.25ab 50.98 ± 8.53ab
  1. Datas are presented as mean ± S.D.
  2. Cont: contusion, Dxm: Dexamethasone, vit C: vitamin C, vit E: vitamin E, CoQ 10 : Co enzyme Q10.
  3. a p < 0.05 in comparison with control.
  4. b p < 0.05 in comparison sham animals.