Enteral administration of SOD – gliadin extract of Cucumis melo L.C. gliadin for 28 days is useful as antioxidant prophylaxis against oxidative stress due to sepsis.

The results showed that enteral administration of CME-gliadin of 1 IU/day and 5 IU/day
significantly increased SOD levels based on examination after 14 and 28 days. Also, it significantly decreased
MDA (p < 0.001), TNF-α (p < 0.001), and lactate levels in rats induced by sepsis