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Research Article

Chronic Dietary Supplementation of 4% Figs on the Modification of Oxidative Stress in Alzheimer’s Disease Transgenic Mouse Model

Table 4

Effect of figs dietary supplementation on glutathione dependent antioxidant enzymes in the brain of Tg mice.

Groups Glutathione peroxidase
(nmol NADPH oxidized/min/mg protein)
GSH (mg/g protein) Glutathione reductase
(nmol NADPH oxidized/min/mg protein)
CortexHippocampusCortexHippocampusCortexHippocampus

Control wild12.00 ± 0.91a24.00 ± 1.83a4.20 ± 0.32a 5.80 ± 0.44a11.00 ± 0.84a 11.70 ± 0.89a
Control Tg 5.00 ± 0.38b11.01 ± 0.84b2.10 ± 0.16b 3.20 ± 0.25b4.00 ± 0.31b 4.60 ± 0.35b
Figs Tg 9.10 ± 0.70c17.01 ± 1.30 c3.20 ± 0.24 c 4.70 ± 0.36c8.20 ± 0.63c 9.00 ± 0.69c

Data are presented as mean ± SD, /group.
Values not sharing a common superscripts (a, b and c) differ significantly at (DMRT).

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