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Table 3 Oxidative stress markers in the different studied rats’ groups

From: Role of mesenchymal stem cells and their culture medium in alleviating kidney injury in rats diabetic nephropathy

Studied groupsOxidative stress markers
MDA (nmol/g tissue)GSH (mg/g tissue)CAT (U/g tissue)
Control (n = 15)45.13 ± 7.2495.87 ± 2.138.62 ± 0.76
DN (n = 15)105.32 ± 6.1a75.81 ± 2.09a5.83 ± 0.82a
Fibroblast (n = 15)102.42 ± 1.3a77.17 ± 1.22a4.3 ± 0.09a,b
AD-MSC (n = 15)63.31 ± 6.45a,b,c84.89 ± 1.72b,c7.86 ± 0.45b,c
CM (n = 15)60.45 ± 4.15a,b,c82.06 ± 2.52b,c6.90 ± 0.35b,c,d
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P< 0.001< 0.001< 0.001
  1. One-way ANOVA, post hoc tests, P > 0.05 no significant differences, P < 0.05 significant differences, and P < 0.001 highly significant differences
  2. MDA malondialdehyde, GSH reduced glutathione, CAT catalase
  3. aSignificant difference vs control group
  4. bSignificant difference vs DN group
  5. cSignificant difference vs fibroblast group
  6. dSignificant difference vs AD-MSC group