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Fiziologichnyi Zhurnal

is a scientific journal issued by the

Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Editor-in-chief: V.F. Sagach

The journal was founded in 1955 as
1955 – 1977 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0015 – 3311)
1978 – 1993 "Fiziologicheskii zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
1994 – 2016 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
2017 – "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 2522-9028)

Fiziol. Zh. 2016; 62(5): 69-75


V.V. Konopelnyuk, L.І. Коt, Т.V. Koval, T.D. Khilko, I.V. Yakubtsova, T.D. Preobrazhenska, L.I. Ostapchenko

    Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv


The content of reduced glutathione (GSH) and activity of glutathione-dependent enzymes: glutathione peroxidase (GP) and glutathione-S-transferase (GT) in blood serum of rats in the diet supplemented of fine powder seeds Trigonella foenum graecum L. on the background of experimental obesity. It was established that the development of obesity in rats was accompanied by violation of homeostasis in the glutathionedependent system of blood serum. It has been shown that animals on high-calorie diet along 14 weeks had a decrease (1,2) in GSH concentration, a decline (1,7) in GP activity and the increase (1,7) of GT activity compared with control values. Addition to high-calorie diet 2% fine powder seeds Trigonella foenum graecum L. reduced the body weight gain by 21%, carried positive modulating effect on the content of GSH and GP, GT activity in animals with experimental obesity.

Keywords: diet-induced obesity; reduced glutathione; glutathione peroxidase; glutathione transferase; fine powder seeds Trigonella foenum graecum L.


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