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Table 4 Effect of taurine and/or vanillin on tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α), interleukins-6 (IL-6), homocysteine (Hcy), and malondialdehyde (MDA) in kidney 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
TNF-α (ng/g) IL-6 (ng/g) Hcy(μmol/g)
Control 2.22 ± 0.09 d 4.71 ± 0.11 c 3.82 ± 0.11 d
Pot.bromate group 5.22 ± 0.10 a 7.7 ± 0.23 a 7.6 ± 0.55 a
Pot.bromate + taurine group 4.14 ± 0.09 b 6.01 ± 0.18 b 5.9 ± 0.23 b
Pot.bromate + vanillin group 4.1 ± 0.97 b 6.1 ± 0.07 b 6.09 ± 0.11 b
Pot bromate + taurine + vanillin 3.27 ± 0.13 c 4.29 ± 1.8 d 5.07 ± 0.16 c
  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