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Table 1 Modulatory effect of OLE-2 and CU-3 plant fractions on antioxidant enzyme activities in the head of adult male D. melanogaster co-exposed with acrylamide (ACR) at the end of 7 days

From: Ameliorative activity of medicinal plant fraction for neuroprotection against acrylamide-induced neurotoxicity in Drosophila melanogaster—a comparative study

Assays Control ACR ACR + OLE-2 (0.2% w/v) ACR + OLE-2 (0.4%w/v) ACR + OLE-2 (0.6% w/v) ACR + CU-3 (0.2%w/v) ACR + CU-3 (0.4%w/v) ACR + CU-3 (0.6% w/v)
LPOa 4.94 ± 0.691 6.16 ± 0.152 6.10 ± 0.100 5.57 ± 0.315 5.67 ± 0.050 5.73 ± 0.115 5.20 ± 0.005 5.14 ± 0.112
Catalaseb 13.7 ± 0.173 15.6 ± 0.208 14.21 ± 0.037 12.67 ± 0.301 7.59 ± 0.353 15.25 ± 0.015 13.52 ± 0.205 11.63 ± 1.479
AChEc 124.6 ± 6.429 162.6 ± 2.081 150.6 ± 2.309 149 ± 1 145.6 ± 0.577 153.6 ± 2.081 151.6 ± 0.577 149 ± 1
  1. Data analysed by one-way ANOVA followed by Tukey’s test for comparison of control, ACR (8 mM) and co-exposed with ACR + plant fractions at different concentrations Mean ± SD
  2. aLipid peroxidation (LPO), MDA nM/mg protein
  3. bCatalase, nmol of H2O2/min/mg protein
  4. cAChE, nM/min/mg protein