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Table 3 Effect of NAC on the MDA and SOD levels at different time points

From: N-acetylcysteine attenuates cardiopulmonary bypass-induced lung injury in dogs

Group MDA (nmol/mg) SOD (U/mg)
T0 T1 T2 T0 T1 T2
Control 10.5 ± 1.0 10.8 ± 1.1 10.9 ± 1.2 154.7 ± 3. 9 150. 8 ± 4.8 151.69 ± 2.7
CPB 12.3 ± 1.5 25.8 ± 1.9 aabb 24.9 ± 1.8 aabb 153.6 ± 4.9 76.9 ± 3.8aa 82.2 ± 3.1aa
NAC 11.6 ± 1.0 16.5 ± 2.4 abbcc 16.2 ± 2.1 abbcc 150.7 ± 2.2 97.3 ± 2.4aabbcc 98.5 ± 3.6aabbcc
  1. Data are expressed as means ± S.D (n = 6). Compared with T0 time point, a P < 0.05, aa P < 0.01; compared with control group, b P < 0.05, bb P < 0.01; compared with CPB group, c P < 0.05, cc P < 0.01.