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Table 3 Effect of methanolic leaf extract of D. pentandra on key liver function parameters of Rats having PCM induced hepatotoxicity

From: Hepatoprotective, antihyperglycemic and antidiabetic effects of Dendrophthoe pentandra leaf extract in rats

Groups AST (U/L) ALT (U/L) Total cholesterol (mg/dl) Total protein (U/L)
Group I: Control 33.75 ± 7.28* 47.28 ± 5.26* 114.00 ± 2.79* 4.83 ± 1.01*
Group II: PCM 20 mg/kg 127.75 ± 17.18 169.21 ± 16.71 136.50 ± 6.10 8.07 ± 2.09
Group III: SIL 40 mg/kg 40.88 ± 3.42* 45.82 ± 6.59* 116.61 ± 9.89* 2.41 ± 0.54*
Group IV: DPLME 400 mg/kg 108.39 ± 6.30* 129.34 ± 11.06* 112.00 ± 4.30* 5.74 ± 0.84
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SEM (n = 4). * p < 0.05 denotes statistically significant results for a group when it was compared with the PCM group (Group II)