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Table 4 Variation of stress markers in healthy individuals 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) MDAa100/TAC
Healthy males 5.4 ± 1.2 1.4 ± 0.08 1.7 ± 0.07 0.039 ± 0.00 8.96 ± 0.8 0.59 ± 0.07 2.88
Healthy females 6.5 ± 0.08 1.6 ± 0.1 1.6 ± 0.05 0.04 ± 0.00 8.99 ± 0.4 0.70 ± 0.08 2.2
p- value 0.71 0.825 0.187 0.12 0.139 0.00612**  
  1. SOD super oxide dismutase, MDA malondialdehyde, NO nitrogen oxide, TAC total antioxydant capacity, prot protein
  2. **Statistically significant