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Table 4 Effect of supplementation of soy aglycons of isoflavone on antioxidative capacities of rat liver extracts

From: Supplementary health benefits of soy aglycons of isoflavone by improvement of serum biochemical attributes, enhancement of liver antioxidative capacities and protection of vaginal epithelium of ovariectomized rats

Determinations Rats with different treatments
Items Sham OVX OVX/LSAI OVX/HSAI
SOD (Unit) 21.81 ± 9.44 14.84 ± 8.95 25.55 ± 11.62 18.44 ± 9.40
Catalase (Unit) 6.80 ± 1.60b 5.46 ± 2.36b 8.14 ± 1.59ab 8.47 ± 0.87a
GSH Px (Unit) 0.30 ± 0.12 0.53 ± 0.32 0.38 ± 0.35 0.54 ± 0.44
Trolox equivalent (millimole/l) 187.25 ± 46.60ab 140.00 ± 20.51b 181.2 ± 24.00ab 213.14 ± 21.13a
TBARS (nanomole MDA/ml) 82.84 ± 5.68b 94.70 ± 1.62a 82.76 ± 3.73b 86.56 ± 4.92b
Chelating iron (%) 74.60 ± 6.04b 77.75 ± 5.62ab 82.32 ± 2.25a 81.01 ± 1.94a
POV (%) 94.13 ± 1.15 94.20 ± 1.00 93.29 ± 1.47 94.30 ± 0.97
Inhibition of conjugated diene peroxide formation (%) 24.30 ± 6.10 23.88 ± 5.03 22.61 ± 6.37 22.37 ± 8.40
  1. a, bMeans (± SD, n = 10) in the same row with different superscripts differ significantly (P < 0.05). SAI: soy aglycons of isoflavone; Sham: negative control; OVX: overiectomized rats as positive control; OVX/LSAI: overiectomized rats with low level of SAI supplementation; OVX/HSAI: overiectomized rats with high level of SAI supplementation; SOD: superoxide dismutase; GSH Px: glutathione peroxidase; TBARS: thiobarbituric acid-reactive substance; POV: peroxide value.