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Table 3: GSH concentration, FSR, and synthesis rates in tissues after burn injury

From: Burn injury differentially alters whole-blood and organ glutathione synthesis rates: An experimental model

  GSH concentration (μmol/g wet tissue) GSH FSR (per day) GSH synthesis rate (μmol/g wet tissue/day)
  Sham burn Burned Sham burn Burned Sham burn Burned
Liver 2.00±0.17 0.61±0.05* 5.86±1.36 3.76±0.76§ 10.85±1.15 2.12±0.30¥
Lungs 1.15±0.11 0.79±0.08* 1.54±0.40 0.51±0.06* 1.65±0.32 0.40±0.05*
Kidneys 0.20±0.06 0.25±0.04 3.58±0.23 4.06±0.84 0.69±0.18 0.87±0.12
  1. *Significantly different from the sham burn group, P<0.05, by Wilcox ranking test
  2. ¥Significantly different from the sham burn group, P<0.01, by Wilcox ranking test
  3. §P=0.058, by Wilcox Ranking test