Table 3: Antioxidant status in the kidney 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% DMSO4.89 ± 0.192.49 ± 0.7411.25 ± 0.75b2.35 ± 1.19b
30% CCl44.27 ± 0.021.74 ± 0.627.52 ± 0.10a0.31 ± 0.02
α-tocopherol + CCl44.60 ± 0.192.30 ± 0.2011.22 ± 0.30b2.00 ± 0.26b
Extract (0.2 g/kg) + CCl44.43 ± 0.022.16 ± 0.619.01 ± 0.491.02 ± 0.16
Extract (0.4 g/kg) + CCl44.57 ± 0.032.34 ± 0.569.65 ± 0.30b1.16 ± 0.19
Extract (0.8 g/kg) + CCl44.63 ± 0.082.37 ± 0.7710.96 ± 0.21b2.02 ± 0.22b

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