Table 3: Antioxidant and lipid peroxidation status in serum and hepatorenal tissues.

GroupGSH (μmol/mg protein)SOD (U/mg protein)TBARS (nmol/mg protein)
SerumLiverKidneySerumLiverKidneySerumLiverKidney

Control
( )
Cd
( )
4.7 ± 0.9* 11.7 ± 1.2* * 1.2 ± 0.2* 64.8 ± 8.2* 71.5 ± 6.7* 116.2 ± 23.4* 1019.5 ± 195.9* 1113.3 ± 195.9*
Cd + CAPE
( )
12.2 ± 1.2# 75.9 ± 11.4# 68.7 ± 10.2# 3.3 ± 0.8# 305.3 ± 50.5# 311.5 ± 47.8# 36.74 ± 5.8# 87.2 ± 14.6# 118.6 ± 23.29#

The values are presented as means ± SD. (Cd) cadmium, (CAPE) caffeic acid phenyl ester, (GSH) total glutathione, (SOD) superoxide dismutase, and (TBARS) thiobarbituric acid reactive substances. * versus control group; # versus Cd group.