Table 3: Effect of BuOH fraction and EtOAc fraction on colonic GSH level, GSH-Px, and catalase activities in TNBS-induced colitis in rats.

GroupColon GSH levels
( mol/mg of protein)
Colon GSH-Px activity
(nmol/min/mg of protein)
Colon CAT activity
(U/mg of protein)

Noncolitic 8.320 ± 1.720**11.070 ± 0.638*17.510 ± 3.198**
Colitic nontreated1.028 ± 1.0264.472 ± 0.4091.459 ± 1.082
BuOH fraction 0.5 mg/Kg6.548 ± 0.935*11.620 ± 0.869**15.910 ± 2.409**
EtOAc fraction 1.5 mg/Kg6.706 ± 1.969*14.850 ± 1.573***15.660 ± 3.380**

Results are presented as mean ± SEM ANOVA followed by Dunnett’s t-test, * , ** , *** significantly different from colitic nontreated.