Table 3. Levels of vitamin C and E and GSH in the heart tissue of diabetic rats.

Name of the group

Vitamin C (mg/mg protein)

Vitamin E (mg/mg protein)

GSH (mg/100 g of tissue)

Normal control

6.16.46b

0.95.06a

94.198.01b

Normal+ UMB (30 mg/kg b.wt.)

7.24.16a

1.20.07b

104.839.00a

Diabetic control

4.65.25d

1.93.04d

47.995.83d

Diabetic+ UMB (30 mg/kg b.wt.)

5.53.25c

1.29.08c

79.976.28c

 

Values are given as means S.D from six rats in each group.

Values not sharing a common superscript vertically differ significantly at P<0.05 (DMRT).