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Table 1 Effect of taurine and/or vanillin on total protein, glycogen, total sialic acid content, and malondialdheyde (MDA) activity in testes of the potassium bromate-treated rats

From: The protective effect of taurine and/or vanillin against renal, testicular, and hematological alterations induced by potassium bromate toxicity in rats

Groups Parameters
Total protein (mg/g) Glycogen (mg/g) Total sialic acid (mg/g) MDA (μmol/g)
Control 4.22 ± 0.09 a 2.66 ± 0.07 a 4.20 ± 0.03 a 0.11 ± 0.01 a
Pot.bromate group 2.9 ± 0.05 b 1.82 ± 0.037 b 2.70 ± 0.16 b 0.34 ± 0.02 b
Pot.bromate + taurine group 3.38 ± 0.09 c 2.26 ± 0.07 c 3.40 ± 0.19 c 0.24 ± 0.01 c
Pot.bromate + vanillin group 3.25 ± 0.41 c 2.29 ± 0.13 c 3.43 ± 0.15 c 0.25 ± 0.01 c
Pot bromate + taurine + vanillin group 3.65 ± 0.11 d 2.52 ± 0.06 d 3.84 ± 0.08 d 0.18 ± 0.015d
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± S.D., n = 6
  2. There was no significant difference between means have the same letter in the same column