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Table 1 Effect of Vitamin E and quercetin on testicular oxidant and antioxidant enzymes in lead acetate treated male Wistar rats (Values represent mean ± SEM)

From: Vitamin E and quercetin attenuated the reproductive toxicity mediated by lead acetate in male Wistar

Groups Malondialdehyde (mmol/mg testis) Catalase (Unit/min/mg testis) Superoxide dismutase (Unit/mg testis)
Control 1.3 ± 0.35a 9.5 ± 0.88a 15.7 ± 2.67a
Vit E 1.1 ± 0.19a 14.1 ± 0.77b 12.9 ± 0.74a
Quercetin 1.0 ± 0.23a 12.3 ± 0.65a 13.2 ± 1.33a
Pb 2.8 ± 0.30b 6.5 ± 0.81b 8.4 ± 0.77b
Pb + Vit E 1.5 ± 0.24a, c 12.5 ± 1.02a, c 11.4 ± 0.60a, c
Pb + Quercetin 1.4 ± 0.17a, c 10.8 ± 0.75a, c 12.3 ± 0.65a, c
  1. Means bearing different superscripts between groups differ significantly at p < 0.05