Table 2: Oxidative stress markers and glutathione (GSH) metabolism in rat liver.

VariablesCCGSFSFG

GSH45.5 ± 7.187.7 ± 7.917.4 ± 4.1238.7 ± 8.4
GSSG0.7 ± 0.30.87 ± 0.252.2 ± 0.81.17 ± 0.35
Cys17.6 ± 4.620.0 ± 6.47.2 ± 3.423.3 ± 5.9
γ-GC11.3 ± 2.717.7 ± 4.24.60 ± 2.112.9 ± 5.1
GSH/GSSG105.6 ± 24.6141 ± 32.58.91 ± 5.4146.2 ± 23.5
Protein carbonyls (nmol/mg)0.13 ± 0.030.33 ± 0.21.54 ± 0.80.6 ± 0.14
TBARs (nmol/mg)10.4 ± 2.213.5 ± 3.523.0 ± 1.215.65 ± 3.5
Glycine
Plasma (μM)234.6 ± 13.5275.4 ± 24.5205 ± 21.5275.4 ± 15.7
Liver homogenate (nmol/mg protein)655.7 ± 25.7756.6 ± 35.4584.3 ± 35.6656.5 ± 37.5

Values represent mean ± SD, different animals. (C versus CG), (SF versus C), and (SFG versus SF). GSSG: oxidized glutathione; Cys: cysteine; γ-GC: γ-glutamylcysteine.