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Table 2 The mean superoxide dismutase (SOD) activity, glutathione (GSH), and malondialdehyde (MDA) levels according to experimental groups

From: Does the cardiovascular drug levosimendan prevent iodinated contrast medium nephrotoxicity with glycerol aggravation in rats?

  SOD
U/mg-protein
GSH
nmol/mg-protein
MDA
nmol/mg-protein
Groups Mean Standard deviation Mean Standard deviation Mean Standard deviation
Healthy (I) 25.720 0.742 4.170 0.129 1.510 0.039
GLY (II) 12.520 0.343 2.160 0.337 2.490 0.052
CM (III) 25.080 0.720 4.060 0.083 1.630 0.033
GLY+CM (IV) 7.700 0.395 1.370 0.274 3.450 0.039
CM+LEVO 0.25 (V) 24.770 0.216 3.820 0.365 1.660 0.033
GLY+CM+LEVO 0.25 (VI) 13.600 0.405 2.210 0.063 2.310 0.068
CM+LEVO 0.5 (VII) 24.950 0.485 4.150 0.361 1.650 0.026
GLY+CM+LEVO 0.5 (VIII) 18.850 0.602 3.160 0.289 1.840 0.035
  1. CM Contrast medium, GLY Glycerol, GSH Glutathione, LEVO Levosimendan, MDA Malondialdehyde, SOD Superoxide dismutase