Research Article

Behavior of Oxidative Stress Markers in Alcoholic Liver Cirrhosis Patients

Figure 5

GSH/GSSG ratio determination. The GSH/GSSG ratio was determined in total blood from participants of the control group (control) and patients with alcoholic liver cirrhosis (ALC), classified according to the Child-Pugh score as Child-Pugh A, Child-Pugh B, or Child-Pugh C. (a) Patients without current alcohol consumption; (b) patients with active alcohol consumption. Each bar represents the mean value of experiments performed ± SEM. For (a): , control group versus Child-Pugh B patients; , Child-Pugh A versus Child-Pugh B subgroups; , Child-Pugh A subgroup versus Child-Pugh C patients.