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Table 3 Variation of stress markers in sickle patients with respect to sex

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

  Catalase (U/mg prot) SOD (U/mg prot) MDA (μM) Peroxidase (U/mg prot) NO (μM) TAC (μM) MDA*100/TAC
SS males 5.2 ± 1.2 0.7 ± 0.15 2.2 ± 0.33 0.03 ± 0.00 8.8 ± 1.5 0.55 ± 0.05 4
SS females 6.5 ± 1.3 0.8 ± 0.11 2.1 ± 0.21 0.05 ± 0.00 8.9 ± 1.8 0.65 ± 0.04 3
p- value 0.85 0.163 0.18 0.267 0.50 0.009**  
  1. SOD super oxide dismutase, MDA malondialdehyde, NO nitrogen oxide, TAC total antioxydant capacity, prot protein
  2. **Statistically significant