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Table 1 Activity of peroxide dismutase, catalase, glutathione peroxidase, glutathione reductase and glutathione reductase in eye samples of immunocompetent and immunosuppressed infected and uninfected mice with Acanthamoeba spp

From: Antioxidant defense in the eyes of immunocompetent and immunosuppressed mice infected with Acanthamoeba spp.

ParameterCCSAAS
SOD (U/mg protein)
 8 dpi0.36 ± 0.140.37 ± 0.150.34 ± 0.160.36 ± 0.12
 16 dpi0.36 ± 0.140.33 ± 0.08
 24 dpi0.22 ± 0.09*0.34 ± 0.06*
CAT (U/mg protein)
 8 dpi7.96 ± 4.97*7.46 ± 4.753.89 ± 2.26*8.02 ± 3.74*
 16 dpi2.36 ± 1.49*11.36 ± 6.32*
 24 dpi10.40 ± 3.436.68 ± 4.19
GPx (U/mg protein)
 8 dpi4.62 ± 2.963.73 ± 1.87*3.27 ± 1.751.31 ± 0.81*
 16 dpi2.38 ± 1.023.19 ± 1.66
 24 dpi2.36 ± 0.892.83 ± 1.07
GR (U/mg protein)
 8 dpi3.77 ± 3.02*2.46 ± 2.102.24 ± 1.690.98 ± 0.63
 16 dpi0.75 ± 0.88*1.43 ± 1.06
 24 dpi2.15 ± 1.053.87 ± 3.72
GSH (mmol/mg protein)
 8 dpi4.41 ± 1.29*5.37 ± 2.12*3.94 ± 0.894.23 ± 0.41
 16 dpi3.58 ± 0.18*6.57 ± 1.67*
 24 dpi5.30 ± 1.02*5.21 ± 0.98
  1. *Statistically significant difference (P < 0.05)
  2. Abbreviations: A, immunocompetent mice infected with Acanthamoeba spp.; AS, immunosuppressed mice infected with Acanthamoeba spp.; C, uninfected immunocompetent mice; CAT, catalase; CS, uninfected immunosuppressed; dpi, days post-Acanthamoeba spp. infection, GPx, glutathione peroxidase; GR, glutathione reductase; SOD, peroxide dismutase