Table 2: Antioxidant status in the liver of mice in each group.

Treatment groups Level of nonenzymic antioxidant (Total glutathione, μM/mg tissue)Level of antioxidant enzymes (U/mg tissue)
Superoxide dismutaseCatalaseGlutathione peroxidase

1% DMSO25.29 ± 9.01b2.17 ± 0.4214.68 ± 0.31c2.65 ± 0.41
30% CCl46.10 ± 2.96a0.68 ± 0.249.85 ± 0.20a0.38 ± 0.06
α-tocopherol + CCl422.40 ± 1.03b1.54 ± 0.2214.07 ± 0.49ac2.51 ± 0.30
Extract (0.2 g/kg) + CCl410.84 ± 0.661.02 ± 0.1710.92 ± 0.42a1.17 ± 0.18
Extract (0.4 g/kg) + CCl415.97 ± 0.801.05 ± 0.2911.99 ± 0.26c1.27 ± 0.23
Extract (0.8 g/kg) + CCl422.85 ± 0.65b1.33 ± 0.4813.99 ± 0.18c2.22 ± 0.63

Values are mean ± SEM; a versus 1% DMSO-treated group ( ); b versus CCl4-treated group ( ); c versus CCl4-treated group ( ).