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Table 3 Effect of orally Sonchus asper (SA) administration for 7 days on ex vivo acetylcholinesterase (AChE) activity (mol/min/g of tissue protein) in rat brain

From: Brain antioxidant markers, cognitive performance and acetylcholinesterase activity of rats: efficiency of Sonchus asper

Treatment Salt soluble (SS)-AChE Detergent soluble (DS)-AChE
Control 0.175 ± 0.0057 0.889 ± 0.074
SA50 0.101 ± 0.002* 0.525 ± 0.031**
SA100 0.074 ± 0.010** 0.300 ± 0.051**
  1. * p < 0.05 significant difference from control
  2. ** p < 0.01 significant difference from control
  3. The AChE activity for each group denotes mean ± S.E.M values