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Table 2 Levels of oxidative markers in sickle and healthy individuals

From: Oxidative profile of sickle cell patients in a Cameroonian urban hospital

  Catalase (U/mg prot) SOD (U/mg of prot) MDA (μM) Peroxidase (U/mg of prot) NO (μMl) TAC (μM) (MDA*100/TAC)
Healthy AA 795 ± 15 14.9 ± 1.7 0.012 ± 0.002 0.024 ± 0.004 9.8 ± 0.66 0.76 ± 0.07 1.5
Sickle SS 697 ± 20 6.5 ± 1.4 0.018 ± 0.004 0.033 ± 0.006 8.7 ± 0.69 0.68 ± 0.14 2.64
p- value 0.0001** 0.002** 0.037** 0.339 0.04** 0.001**  
  1. AA healthy patient without sickle cell disease, SOD super oxide dismutase, MDA malondialdehyde, NO nitrogen oxide, TAC total antioxydant capacity, prot protein
  2. **Statistically significant