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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 5 Indices of kidney function test in plasma of healthy rats administered with ethanolic extract, aqueous and n-hexane partitioned extracts of X. aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich

From: Influence of ethanolic extracts of dried fruit of Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich on haematological and biochemical parameters in healthy Wistar rats

Group Uric Acid (μmol/l) Urea (mmol/l) Creatinine (μmol/l)
Control 242.92 ± 13.20a 10.25 ± 0.32a 55.93 ± 1.24a
HPE 100 mg/kg 201.08 ± 3.49b 11.29 ± 0.81a 46.59 ± 1.53b
HPE 200 mg/kg 150.63 ± 12.37c 5.40 ± 0.88b 43.80 ± 0.81c
APE 100 mg/kg 178.73 ± 5.98d 8.58 ± 0.78c 36.30 ± 1.01e
APE 200 mg/kg 239.36 ± 5.27a 10.50 ± 0.69a 43.29 ± 1.82c
ECE 100 mg/kg 176.48 ± 2.64d 10.43 ± 0.37a 50.25 ± 1.96d
ECE 200 mg/kg 174.62 ± 7.51d 7.79 ± 0.36c 39.26 ± 1.48e
  1. Data presented as Mean ± SEM, n = 6, values within a column with different superscripts are significantly different at p < 0.05. HPE n-hexane partitioned extract, APE Aqueous partitioned extract, ECE Ethanolic extract