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Table 5 Protein carbonyl and lipid peroxide concentrations in liver cytosol and plasma of guinea pigs after 12 weeks on the experimental diets1

From: Sparing effects of selenium and ascorbic acid on vitamin C and E in guinea pig tissues

  Protein Carbonyl Lipid Peroxide
Diet Group Liver cytosol (μmol/g protein) Plasma (μmol/g protein) Liver cytosol (nmol/g wet wt) Plasma (nmol/mL)
Se-D/MC 3.4 ± 0.1 3.5 ± 0.3 91 ± 13 4.1 ± 0.5
  (n = 9) (n = 9) (n = 9) (n = 7)
Se-M/MC 3.3 ± 0.1 3.1 ± 0.3 87 ± 13 3.9 ± 0.6
  (n = 11) (n = 11) (n = 11) (n = 8)
Se-N/MC 3.4 ± 0.2 3.3 ± 0.2 78 ± 10 2.7 ± 0.6
  (n = 11) (n = 11) (n = 11) (n = 8)
Se-N/NC 3.5 ± 0.2 3.8 ± 0.2 84 ± 8 3.3 ± 0.4
  (n = 11) (n = 11) (n = 11) (n = 8)
  1. 1 Data from guinea pigs killed at both 24 and 48 hrs post AA dosing.
  2. 2 Values within each column were not significantly different at P < 0.05. Values are means ± SEM.
  3. 3 n values are in parentheses.