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Table 4 rGO effects on serum SOD, catalase and TBARS levels in male Wistar rats

From: Reduced graphene oxide: nanotoxicological profile in rats

  Unit Control rGO 15 min rGO 1 h rGO 3 h rGO 7 days
SOD U/ml 13 ± 0.4#,* 14 ± 0.8 20 ± 0.6# 20 ± 2.6 22 ± 1.1*,
CAT nmol/min/ml 129 ± 2.8 151 ± 12.5 112 ± 28.8 88 ± 17.3 120 ± 6.1
TBARS nmol/ml 7.6 ± 1.0 7.7 ± 1.7 7.4 ± 2.4 6.2 ± 0.3 5.7 ± 1.3
  1. Values are mean ± SEM of 3–4 animals in each group. The same symbol in each column indicates a significant difference between groups
  2. One-way ANOVA, Bonferroni post hoc test
  3. SOD superoxide dismutase; CAT catalase; TBARS thiobarbituric acid reactive substances
  4. #p < 0.05; *,p < 0.01