Skip to main content

International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 1 Effect of Crude Sulphated Polysaccharides of Sargassum swartzii on Liver Enzymes and Bilirubin in Acetaminophen-Intoxicated Rats

From: Protective effect of crude sulphated polysaccharides from Sargassum Swartzii (Turn.) C.Ag. against acetaminophen induced liver toxicity in rats

Groups ALT (U/L) AST (U/L) ALP (U/L) LDH (U/L) Bilirubin (mg/dl)
Normal control 27d ± 1.7 88d ± 8 45c ± 6.2 238.6d ± 10.2 0.56c ± 0.051
Acetaminophen (AAP) control 64a ± 7.8 187.6a ± 9.29 124a ± 4.3 542.6a ± 17.6 0.93a ± 0.054
Silymarin (35 mg/kg) + AAP 37.3bc ± 4.5 139bc ± 8.88 68.3b ± 7.5 375b ± 17.5 0.76b ± 0.056
S. swartzii EW1 + AAP 33.3cd ± 2.5 121c ± 12.5 47.6c ± 1.5 318c ± 10.5 0.76b ± 0.06
S. swartzii EW2 + AAP 45b ± 4 154b ± 14 60.3b ± 0.57 375b ± 17.5 0.73b ± 0.052
  1. The values are expressed as means ± Standard error (n = 6 animals per group)
  2. The values having the same superscript within the column are not significantly (p < 0.05) different according to Duncan’s multiple range test