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Table 3 Reduced glutathione concentration and glutathione perosidase activity in RBCs compacted cells and lung tissue homogenate in rat after different treatment conditions

From: Boswellic acids extract attenuates pulmonary fibrosis induced by bleomycin and oxidative stress from gamma irradiation in rats

Parameters Groups GSH GSH-Px
Blood
(mg/dl packed RBCs)
Lung
(μg/g tissue)
Blood
(μg oxidized GSH/min/ml packed RBCs)
Lung (μg oxidized GSH/min/g tissue)
Control 188.00 ± 8.35 206.1 ± 4.20 272.52 ± 12.41 465.6 ± 35.83
b NS NS NS NS
c P = 0.0001 P = 0.0001 P = 0.0001 P = 0.001
BA 238.91 ± 23.48 199.3 ± 4.93 281.78 ± 19.89 441.8 ± 52.42
a P = 0.0001 NS NS NS
b P = 0.0001 NS NS NS
c P = 0.0001 P = 0.0001 P = 0.0001 P = 0.004
IR 175.03 ± 45.50 202.4 ± 4.48 293.93 ± 15.70 416.8 ± 19.32
a NS NS NS NS
c P = 0.0001 P = 0.0001 P = 0.0001 P = 0.029
BA +IR 177.31 ± 27.77 209.5 ± 8.23 286.04 ± 20.82 458.1 ± 27.81
a NS NS NS NS
b NS NS NS NS
c P = 0.0001 P = 0.0001 P = 0.0001 P = 0.001
BL 117.07 ± 10.01 169.9 ± 1.71 175.89 ± 26.47 353.9 ± 40.76
a P = 0.0001 P = 0.0001 P = 0.0001 P = 0.001
b P = 0.0001 P = 0.0001 P = 0.0001 P = 0.029
BA + BL 187.17 ± 13.54 191.9 ± 1.29 195.26 ± 18.53 391.9 ± 21.37
a NS P = 0.001 P = 0.0001 P = 0.012
b NS P = 0.012 P = 0.0001 NS
c P = 0.0001 P = 0.0001 NS NS
BL + IR 187.17 ± 13.54 201. 4 ± 4.07 195.26 ± 18.53 437.5 ± 21.18
a NS NS P = 0.0001 NS
b NS NS P = 0.0001 NS
c P = 0.0001 P = 0.0001 NS P = 0.006
BA + BL + IR 161.77 ± 15.77 191.0 ± 3.70 280.07 ± 19.41 411.3 ± 21.01
a NS P = 0.001 NS NS
b NS P = 0.007 NS NS
c P = 0.002 P = 0.0001 P = 0.0001 P = 0.043
  1. Each value represents mean ± SD (n = 10).
  2. n = Number of tests
  3. a: Significant difference from Control
  4. b: Significant difference from Irradiation group (IR)
  5. c: Significant difference from BL group (BL)
  6. NS: no significance