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Table 4 Effect of control, wheat bran and barley based diets on serum antioxidant capacity and plasma glutathione peroxidase and malondialdehyde concentration 1

From: Cereal based diets modulate some markers of oxidative stress and inflammation in lean and obese Zucker rats

  Lean Obese     
  Control Wheat bran Barley Control Wheat bran Barley SEM Phenotype Diet P * D
ORACpca (μmol Trolox eq/mL)2 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.2 1.1 0.1 0.182 0.204 0.512
ORACac (μmol Trolox eq/mL)2 0.8 1.0 1.1 1.3 2.4 2.8 0.4 0.0001 0.08 0.294
Glutathione peroxidase (μmol/min/ml) 1101 1174 1049 911 980 968 45 0.001 0.274 0.441
Malondialdehyde (nmol/mL) 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 1.1 1.0 0.05 0.006 0.472 0.476
  1. 1 Data is presented as a mean and pooled SEM, n = 8.
  2. 2 Oxygen radical antioxidant capacity assay analysis of serum extracted with perchloric acid (ORACpca) or serum was extracted with acetone (ORACac).