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Table 6 Glycemia and serum oxidative stress

From: Influence of apocynin on cardiac remodeling in rats with streptozotocin-induced diabetes mellitus

  CTL
(n = 8)
CTL + APO
(n = 8)
DM
(n = 8)
DM + APO
(n = 8)
Glycemia (mg/dL) 100 ± 22 100 ± 16 599 ± 5* 589 ± 37#
Catalase (μmol/g) 4.21 ± 1.10 3.88 ± 1.40 1.08 ± 0.58* 4.43 ± 1.73§
SOD (nmol/mg) 6.43 ± 0.59 5.65 ± 0.56* 5.35 ± 0.28* 6.67 ± 0.80
GSH-Px (nmol/mg) 42.2 ± 7.70 25.0 ± 4.41* 30.9 ± 3.43* 29.5 ± 3.44
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation
  2. CTL control, CTL + APO control treated with apocynin, DM diabetes mellitus, DM + APO diabetes mellitus treated with apocynin, SOD superoxide dismutase, GSH-Px glutathione peroxidase
  3. * p < 0.05 vs CTL; # p < 0.05 vs CTL + APO; § p < 0.05 vs DM