Table 4: Effect of oat bran and barley bran supplementation for 8 weeks on antioxidant and oxidant enzymes in rats with induced hypercholesterolemia.

ParametersStatisticsG1G2G3G4

GST U/g.tissueMean ± SE
t-test12.52***0.06 NS−0.60 NS
Catalase
U/g.tissue
Mean ± SE
t-test5.27***−7.20***−8.46 NS***
Lipid peroxide
nmol/g.tissue
Mean ± SE
t-test−0.01 NS0.75 NS3.62*

Significant differences with controls calculated by paired sample t-test. *means significant at , **means highly significant at , ***means very high significant at , and NS means nonsignificant.