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Table 1 Mean ± SEM of GSH (μg/ml), MD (μmoles/ml), vitamin C (μg/ml) concentrations and catalase (U/dl) and GPX (U/100 mg) activities in the brain homogenates of the two groups of rats

From: Etiology of autistic features: the persisting neurotoxic effects of propionic acid

Parameters Groups Min. Max. Mean ± SEM Pvalue
GSH(μg/ml) Control 49.81 76.8 60.2 ± 3.05 0.05
  PA 22.04 67.96 44.84 ± 4.81  
GPX Control 4.05 6.28 5.17 ± 0.3 0.01
  PA 2.31 2.88 2.49 ± 0.11  
MD(μmoles/ml) Control 0.04 0.11 0.06 ± 0.007 0.001
  PA 0.08 0.42 0.18 ± 0.03  
Vitamin C(μg/ml) Control 15.04 23.89 20.51 ± 1.31 0.011
  PA 6.57 18.88 12.7 ± 1.45  
Catalase(U/dl) Control 3.08 6.08 4.42 ± 0.33 <0.001
  PA 2.03 8.7 3.86 ± 0.84  
  1. GPX glutathione peroxidase; GSH glutathione; MD malondialdehyde; max maximum; min minimum; SEM standard error of the mean.