Groups

Catalase (CAT) (nmoles/min/mg protein)

Superoxide dismutase (SOD) (µ /mg Protein)

Glutathione-S-Transferase (GST) (µmoles/min/mg protein)

G1 (Control)

344.5 ± 11.6b

10.39 ± 0.70a

0.051 ± 0.005b

G2 (VC)

322.4 ± 11.7a

12.70 ± 1.23b

0.061 ± 0.004c

G3 (SAC)

313.4 ± 8.9a

12.92 ± 0.89b

0.059 ± 0.003c

G4 (DM)

410.7 ± 19.7d

17.42 ± 0.97c

0.078 ± 0.004d

G5 (DM+VC)

382.6 ± 11.8c

11.94 ± 0.72b

0.058 ± 0.005c

G6 (DM+SAC)

371.6 ± 11.3c

11.63 ± 1.67ab

0.042 ± 0.005a

Each value is a mean of 6 rats ± SD; a, b, c, d values are not sharing superscripts letters (a, b, c, d) differ significantly at p<0.05; DM: Dimethoate; VC: vitamin C; SAC: Synthetic antioxidant compound
Table 2: Effect of VC and SAC on hepatic antioxidant enzymes of control and experimental rats.