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Table 4 Effect of palm oil fractions on activities of tissue and serum superoxide dismutase (SOD) of rats administered CdCl2 (Units g−1 tissue) or (Units ml−1) in serum

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 70.38 ± 5.72a 25.36 ± 2.63b 63.38 ± 2.66ac 69.39 ± 4.36a 55.66 ± 2.60ac 63.56 ± 2.66c
Kidney 76.85 ± 3.07ac 39.15 ± 5.30b 80.16 ± 6.28a 76.19 ± 4.08ac 68.19 ± 4.28c 67.36 ± 5.36c
Heart 69.0.81 ± 4.33a 50.41 ± 5.37b 63.16 ± 5.06a 60.49 ± 3.46ab 62.95 ± 8.26a 69.03 ± 3.81a
Brain 47.73 ± 3.40a 47.71 ± 6.17a 48.37 ± 5.93a 47.45 ± 5.20a 44.25 ± 8.27a 45.95 ± 1.98a
Muscle 63.28 ± 3.81a 54.75 ± 7.15a 56.75 ± 7.82a 57.29 ± 5.17a 62.64 ± 8.97a 63.44 ± 7.39a
Serum 76.34 ± 1.63a 52.86 ± 3.36b 62.05 ± 5.71c 73.02 ± 2.99a 64.33 ± 3.29c 65.02 ± 2.45c
Twenty four hours
Liver 68.80 ± 3.43a 21.44 ± 2.81b 57.42 ± 2.36c 68.93 ± 3.40a 50.65 ± 2.16d 57.26 ± 1.87c
Kidney 70.15 ± 4.36a 38.64 ± 2.51b 74.25 ± 4.36a 64.50 ± 3.35ac 55.97 ± 3.83d 65.82 ± 2.33c
Heart 68.74 ± 1.87a 49.04 ± 4.74b 62.16 ± 3.21ac 58.62 ± 2.33c 65.72 ± 6.72ac 62.99 ± 3.64a
Brain 45.98 ± 3.53a 45.48 ± 5.15a 45.41 ± 5.29a 41.45 ± 2.57a 41.84 ± 5.74a 42.40 ± 1.65a
Muscle 64.81 ± 7.41a 49.74 ± 7.59b 50.15 ± 6.20b 54.16 ± 3.60b 53.35 ± 6.18b 64.75 ± 2.98a
Serum 73.80 ± 3.40a 51.38 ± 4.16b 58.03 ± 6.28b 70.26 ± 1.62a 59.93 ± 1.86b 42.80 ± 2.58c
Forty eight hours
Liver 68.46 ± 3.28a 19.50 ± 1.91b 52.00 ± 3.65c 57.50 ± 3.41c 49.00 ± 3.42c 53.50 ± 2.58c
Kidney 67.00 ± 2.58a 35.00 ± 4.16b 50.24 ± 3.65 cd 57.08 ± 2.58c 58.75 ± 4.57c 46.64 ± 3.65d
Heart 66.54 ± 4.43a 46.04 ± 3.65b 50.35 ± 0.365bc 53.50 ± 3.41bc 56.48 ± 1.63c 60.28 ± 4.32ac
Brain 45.55 ± 5.00a 43.25 ± 4.11a 45.50 ± 5.51a 40.51 ± 2.51a 39.35 ± 2.58a 42.25 ± 3.09a
Muscle 63.62 ± 2.61a 52.64 ± 7.52b 67.57 ± 3.56a 56.83 ± 7.34ab 54.26 ± 3.68ab 62.02 ± 4.40ab
Serum 68.50 ± 3.41a 45.48 ± 3.45b 54.06 ± 4.32bc 63.50 ± 3.42a 57.08 ± 2.58c 48.50 ± 6.19bc
  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