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Table 1 Effects of sesamin extract on TBARS (nmol/mg protein) and SOD (units/mg protein) in the mice with 2-h KA-induced SE

From: Sesamin ameliorates oxidative stress and mortality in kainic acid-induced status epilepticus by inhibition of MAPK and COX-2 activation

Variable Vehicle Sesamin extract Naive P-value a P-value b
  M ± SD M ± SD M ± SD   (V, S) (V, N) (S, N)
15 mg/kg        
   TBARS 0.96 ± 0.22 0.85 ± 0.10 0.57 ± 0.04 0.001** 0.225 0.0002** 0.004**
   SOD 4.18 ± 1.01 5.27 ± 2.01 8.79 ± 1.22 0.005** 0.686 0.003** 0.006**
30 mg/kg        
   TBARS 0.86 ± 0.14 0.69 ± 0.14 0.59 ± 0.06 0.003** 0.017* 0.001** 0.126
   SOD 5.17 ± 1.90 7.54 ± 2.10 9.48 ± 1.17 0.0004** 0.013* 0.0001** 0.049*
  1. M ± SD: mean ± standard deviation. N: naïve. S: sesamin extract. V: vehicle.
  2. a One-way ANOVA test.
  3. b Least significant differences post-hoc test. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01.