Skip to main content

Table 6 Effect of chronic exposure to two types of gasoline vapour on the contents of lipid peroxidation, reduced glutathione and superoxide dismutase activity of cerebral cortex in male rats.

From: Impact of gasoline inhalation on some neurobehavioural characteristics of male rats

  GROUP
Parameter Control Leaded gasoline Unleaded gasoline
Lipid peroxidation
(MAD)
nmol/gwet tissue
4.35 ± 0.79 4.456 ± 0.71 6.57 ± 1.37 a** b**
Reduced glutathione
(GSH)
mgGSH/g wet tissue
5.834 ± 0.76 3.635 ± 0.43 a*** 4.7 ± 0.86 a* b*
Superoxide dismutase
(SOD)
Unit/g wet tissue
267.26 ± 18.46 253.79 ± 14.74 192.56 ± 19.78 a*** b***
  1. Values are expressed as means ± SD
  2. a: significantly different from the control group.
  3. b: significantly different from the leaded gasoline.
  4. Asterisks indicate the level of significance (* P < 0.05; ** P 0.01; *** P < 0.001.)
  5. The number of animals in each experimental group was 6.