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.

Administration of superoxide dismutase (SOD) increased apoptosis in a prostate cancer cell line (PC-3) through the increased expression of caspase-3. Superoxide dismutase (SOD) can be onsidered as a therapy for late-stage prostate cancer that had been progressed to hormone resistant and metastasized and promote apoptosis in those prostate cancer cells