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Table 2 Levels of serum and liver lipid peroxidation (LPO) and nitrite/nitrate (NO) of rats induced by Naja haje snake venom after four hours

From: Hepatotoxicity and oxidative stress induced by Naja haje crude venom

Parameters Control rats Intoxicated rats
Serum LPO (nmol/mL) 32.37 ± 1.50 43.55 ± 1.05*
Liver LPO (nmol/g tissue) 1027.20 ± 27.07 1220.34 ± 40.09*
Serum NO (μmol/L) 47.33 ± 4.03 67.67 ± 3.60*
Liver NO (μmol/g tissue) 128.54 ± 5.86 191.82 ± 15.49*
  1. *significant change at p < 0.05 with respect to the control group; values are means ± SE (n = 6).