Table 3: Effect of antioxidant minerals on total antioxidant, nitric oxide, and lipid peroxidation.

GroupNitric oxide (μM)TAS (mmol/L)MDA
(nmol/mg tissue)

I
II
III
IV
V-
VI

TAS: total antioxidant status, MDA: malondialdehyde, I: normotensive control, II: hypertensive control, III: group treated with copper, IV: group treated with manganese, V: group treated with zinc, and VI: group treated with all the minerals.
Values are expressed as Mean ± SD; . when compared with group II, when compared with group II, when compared with group I, and when compare with group I by Dunnette’s multiple comparison test.