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Table 3 Effect of palm oil fractions on activities of tissue and serum catalase (CAT) of rats administered cadmium (μmol min−1 g−1tissue)

From: Palm oil extracts protected against cadmium chloride poisoning via inhibition of oxidative stress in rats

Tissues Experimental groups
1 2 3 4 5 6
Twelve hours       
Liver 49.41 ± 5.91a 26.03 ± 1.66b 42.52 ± 5.99a 41.91 ± 2.59a 39.24 ± 5.65c 27.28 ± 2.35b
Kidney 36.33 ± 3.48a 22.79 ± 1.20b 30.88 ± 2.73a 28.72 ± 2.50b 33.82 ± 3.91a 24.96 ± 3.61b
Heart 37.85 ± 2.15a 25.16 ± 2.57b 29.84 ± 1.87b 39.77 ± 7.83a 37.78 ± 2.01a 24.73 ± 2.94b
Brain 44.34 ± 4.67a 39.87 ± 3.67ab 40.42 ± 5.76ab 36.78 ± 4.87b 38.94 ± 4.76ab 36.74 ± 2.88b
Muscle 43.18 ± 2.61a 34.55 ± 4.15a 39.55 ± 5.82a 37.29 ± 5.17a 40.64 ± 2.97a 43.74 ± 3.39a
Serum 41.47 ± 7.31a 25.01 ± 3.29b 32.28 ± 2.38a 32.64 ± 3.29a 39.09 ± 2.24a 35.49 ± 4.82a
Twenty four hours
Liver 52.40 ± 4.52a 12.38 ± 1.83b 40.51 ± 3.52c 39.60 ± 6.74c 29.94 ± 1.83d 23.22 ± 2.54d
Kidney 36.29 ± 2.78a 10.19 ± 1.74b 33.65 ± 2.59a 31.81 ± 5.71a 24.95 ± 3.61c 20.21 ± 3.72c
Heart 39.72 ± 2.38a 14.91 ± 3.33b 31.71 ± 2.62c 28.35 ± 2.74c 27.49 ± 2.48c 22.81 ± 2.01d
Brain 42.21 ± 4.77a 38.08 ± 1.79b 33.03 ± 3.61c 31.32 ± 2.76c 23.66 ± 2.55b 22.38 ± 1.83b
Muscle 43.18 ± 3.81a 31.54 ± 3.59b 38.15 ± 5.90b 38.16 ± 3.60b 35.35 ± 518b 44.65 ± 1.89a
Serum 42.21 ± 4.78a 18.08 ± 1.79b 33.03 ± 3.61c 31.32 ± 2.76c 22.66 ± 2.55b 22.38 ± 1.83b
Forty eight hours
Liver 51.29 ± 2.66a 13.24 ± 2.57b 40.90 ± 4.77c 36.59 ± 5.09 cd 30.21 ± 2.33de 23.94 ± 3.45e
Kidney 37.29 ± 2.58a 10.50 ± 1.30b 35.69 ± 3.00a 26.26 ± 4.35c 30.80 ± 6.08a 21.66 ± 3.54c
Heart 47.33 ± 3.43a 17.72 ± 2.33b 43.91 ± 3.72a 34.34 ± 2.80c 40.78 ± 5.88a 37.51 ± 7.32ac
Brain 42.75 ± 3.12a 36.86 ± 6.35a 36.50 ± 4.43a 34.34 ± 2.80a 40.77 ± 5.88a 37.51 ± 7.32a
Muscle 43.32 ± 3.31a 33.74 ± 4.52b 43.55 ± 2.36a 36.73 ± 3.37ab 36.62 ± 2.86ab 39.02 ± 2.40ab
Serum 40.84 ± 2.11a 19.16 ± 2.57b 32.14 ± 4.34ac 33.40 ± 2.32c 31.13 ± 5.17c 32.50 ± 4.29ac
  1. All values are expressed as Mean ± SD, values sharing different alphabet superscript on the same row showed a significant difference.
  2. Key: 1 = Control, 2 = CdCl23 = CF + CdCl2, 4  = GF + CdCl2,5 = BF + CdCl2, 6 = UF + CdCl2