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Table 2 Antioxidant enzyme activities of dung beetle glycosaminoglycan in aged rat liver

From: Anti-aging effect and gene expression profiling of dung beetle glycosaminoglycan in aged rats

Oxydative enzyme Unit CON CaG5 IQG5 CS10
Catalase mg protein/min 14.77 ± 2.81 21.18 ± 3.88 15.8 ± 4.55 16.73 ± 3.55
Glutathione peroxidase Unit/mg protein 2.46 ± 0.15 2.59 ± 0.14* 2.48 ± 0.21 2.59 ± 0.1
Glutathione-s-transeferase nmol/min/ml 3.07 ± 0.09 3.52 ± 0.24* 3.04 ± 0.10 3.37 ± 0.07
Superoxide dismutase nmol/min/ml 381.44 ± 85.32 400.56 ± 60.62 386.72 ± 69.22 513.23 ± 60.07
  1. Each value represents mean ± S.E. Asterisk marks (*) mean significant differences compared with the control (PBS) group (p < 0.05)
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