Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Antioxidant Capacity of Lenses with Age-Related Cataract

Table 1

Nonenzymatic antioxidative defense factors in cataractous lenses.

Age-related cataract incipiens ( )Age-related cataract matura ( )

GSH(μmol/g lens)2.6 ± 0.90.9 ± 0.3*
TSH(μmol/g lens)102.5 ± 25.554.8 ± 19.7*
Total vitamin C (μmol/mg lens)0.61 ± 0.190.46 ± 0.16*
AA (μmol/mg lens)0.19 ± 0.070.11 ± 0.04*
DHA (μmol/mg lens)0.41 ± 0.130.38 ± 0.13
D/A2.3 ± 0.63.4 ± 0.7*
FRAL(μmol/g lens)4.0 ± 1.31.4 ± 0.4*

Data is presented as means ± SD  * . GSH—Glutathione reduced TSH—Total-SH group AA—Ascorbic acid DHA—dehydroascorbic acid D/A—Dehydroascorbic acid/ascorbic acid FRAL—Ferric-reducing ability of lens.

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