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Table 3 Variation of oxidant and antioxidant parameters

From: Relationship between hyperglycemia, antioxidant capacity and some enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidants in African patients with type 2 diabetes

  Control (mean ± SD) N = 20 DPNC (mean ± SD) N = 40 DPWC (mean ± SD) N = 30
MDA (µmol/mg of protein) 0.28 ± 0.03 0.29 ± 0.02 0.32 ± 0.03
NO2 (µmol) 191.41 ± 11.54 216.07 ± 8.96 227.38 ± 10.15
TAC (µmol/mg of protein) 210.48 ± 6.22 160.46 ± 7.65* 171.35 ± 6.43*
CAT (U/mg of protein) 28.34 ± 2.67 37.37 ± 1.78* 35.19 ± 2.37*
SOD (U/mg of protein) 0.41 ± 0.04 0.38 ± 0.03* 0.24 ± 0.01*
GSH (µM/mg of protein) 6.77 ± 0.59 9.78 ± 0.58* 9.79 ± 0.73*
LPI (MDA/TAC) 0.180 0.181 0.186
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± SD
  2. DPNP diabetic patients without complications, DPWC diabetic patients with complications, LPI lipid peroxidation index, MDA malondialdehyde, CAT catalase, SOD: superoxide dismutase, GSH reduced glutathione, NO 2 nitrite oxide
  3. * P < 0.05 significant compare with the control