Table 3

Antioxidant activity (AOA) in a variety of human fluids

Biological fluidNumber of subjectsAOA (╬╝mol/l)
Values are mean (SD).
Saliva20838.5 (48.2)
Urine20176.5 (25.6)
Cerebrospinal fluid6100.8 (24.2)
Humour aqueous oculi861.3 (9.9)
Ascites fluid9270.0 (63.3)
Tears10247.0 (17.0)
Kidney cyst fluid7387.1 (28.1)