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Table 4 Influence of GABA (200 mg/Kg b.wt; 3 weeks) on antioxidants biomarkers values in jejunum of 6 Gy whole body gamma-irradiated rats

From: Gamma-aminobutyric acid ameliorates gamma rays-induced oxidative stress in the small intestine of rats

Parameter GSH-Px
(GSH /min/g fresh tissue)
Catalase
(μmol of H2O2 consumed/min/mg protein)
Groups
Control 16.62 ± 0.37 13.37 ± 0.74
GABA
P1
16.50 ± 0.46
(−0.7%)
NS
13.66 ± 1.38
(2%)
NS
IR
P1
12.70 ± 1.34
(−24%)
<0.001
2.93 ± =0.54
(−78%)
<0.001
IR + GABA
P1
P2
15.54 ± 1.04
(−6%)
<0.05
<0.001
6.45 ± 1.61
(−52%)
<0.001
<0.001
  1. Values are expressed as Means ± Standard Deviation (n = 10). Values between brackets show a percentage of change from Control. P1: significance vs control. P2: significance vs respective group (IR) not receiving GABA. NS: non-significant. P < 0.001 highly significant