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Research Article

Antioxidant and Hepatoprotective Effect of Aqueous Extract of Germinated and Fermented Mung Bean on Ethanol-Mediated Liver Damage

Table 2

Effect of mung bean extracts on SOD, MDA, FRAP, and NO levels in liver homogenate of alcohol-induced acute liver toxicity in mice.

TreatmentSOD
(U/mg of protein)
MDA (nmol/g of protein)FRAP
(U/mg of protein)
NO
( mol/mg of protein)

Normal untreated16.58 ± 0.58*3.02 ± 0.16*9.40 ± 1.04*9.97 ± 0.25*
50% EtOH (placebo)9.17 ± 0.797.17 ± 0.175.33 ± 0.0414.72 ± 0.75
50% EtOH + silybin (50 mg/kg)17.06 ± 0.01*4.92 ± 0.20*14.97 ± 0.08*9.39 ± 2.70*
50% EtOH + mung bean (200 mg/kg)16.48 ± 2.72*3.74 ± 0.25*8.82 ± 0.25*11.04 ± 0.39*
50% EtOH + mung bean (1000 mg/kg)17.07 ± 3.77*3.78 ± 0.33* 5.63 ± 0.0110.29 ± 0.11*
50% EtOH + germinated mung bean (200 mg/kg)16.64 ± 0.73*2.54 ± 0.20*9.83 ± 0.02*9.54 ± 0.04*
50% EtOH + germinated mung bean (1000 mg/kg)17.11 ± 1.26*2.31 ± 0.26* 5.74 ± 0.028.84 ± 0.42*
50% EtOH + fermented mung bean (200 mg/kg)18.00 ± 0.34*3.22 ± 0.32*5.52 ± 0.0210.78 ± 0.03*
50% EtOH + fermented mung bean (1000 mg/kg)21.35 ± 0.44*2.00 ± 0.23*11.92 ± 0.03*9.03 ± 0.06*

Values are mean ± SEM of 8 animals each in a group and significantly different from the 50% EtOH (placebo) (* ) by ANOVA and followed by Duncan's multiple range test.

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