MEMBRANE COMPONENTS Control (Group-I) Group-II Group-III
Total protein (μg/mL) 5.4 5.1 5.0
Na+K+-ATPase (μmoles/Pi/mg erythrocyte membrane protein/60minute) 0.40±0.02 0.29±0.02* 0.27±0.03^
Total ATPase (μmoles/Pi/mg erythrocyte membrane protein/60minute) 1.1±0.01 1.0±0.02 1.0±0.02
Cholesterol (μg/mg erythrocyte membrane protein) 128±24 178±22 193±31
Phospholipids (μg/mg erythrocyte membrane protein) 12±2 15±3 16±3
Cholesterol:Phospholipid Ratio (mol:mol) 0.8±0.02 0.9±0.01 0.94±0.02
TBARS (ng/mg erythrocyte membrane protein) 80±11 96±13 98±17
*^p<0.005
Table 2: Comparison of Membrane components of group I, II and III subjects.