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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 1 Effect of pre-treatment with aqueous leaf extract of P. americana on serum total protein, total cholesterol and triacylglycerols in CCl4 -induced hepatotoxicity in rats

From: Effects of aqueous leaf extract of avocado (Persea americana) on total cholesterol, triacylglycerols, protein and haematological parameters in CCl4-intoxicated rats

Treatment (Dose, mg/kg)T-CHOL (mg/dl)TAG (mg/dl)Total Protein (mg/g tissue)
Control63.05 ± 4.7659.65 ± 3.9684.88 ± 2.33
CCl4 + AEPA (100)57.25 ± 2.66b44.68 ± 3.95a85.07 ± 1.39a
CCl4 + AEPA (200)46.57 ± 7.10b46.28 ± 6.67a89.11 ± 1.85a
CCl4 + Reducdyn33.89 ± 0.33a58.42 ± 3.96a82.62 ± 3.60a
CCl470.79 ± 8.95b126.94 ± 11.63b38.79 ± 4.91b
  1. Values are expressed as means ± SEM (n = 6)
  2. T-CHOL Total cholesterol, TAG Triacylglycerol, CCl4 carbon tetrachloride, AEPA Aqueous extract of Persia americana
  3. Values not sharing a common superscript differ significantly at p < 0.05