Table 5.

Change in enzymatic activities of SOD, glutathione peroxidase, and GST in BAL fluid and plasma

BAL enzyme activities
Plasma enzyme activities
400 mg200 mgPlacebo400 mg200 mgPlacebo
SOD (units/mL)
    Mean−0.053−0.0790.0450.100−0.236−0.040
    SD0.2080.1600.2350.6550.4570.676
    n191719141115
Glutathione peroxidase (mU/mL)
    Mean−0.016−0.065−0.0119.726−16.88224.211
    SD0.4330.3430.20543.97938.42764.891
    n201720141115
GST (mU/mL)
    Mean0.113−1.2950.066
    SD3.9103.6341.323
    n191719