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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 2 Effect of pre-treatment with aqueous leaf extract of P. americana on liver 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)
Control36.95 ± 8.93176.42 ± 13.9344.96 ± 0. 73
CCl4 + AEPA (100)49.04 ± 3.8b395.56 ± 53.55a42.02 ± 0.44
CCl4 + AEPA (200)47.73 ± 7.98b388.11 ± 31.05a40.80 ± 0.72
CCl4 + Reducdyn53.87 ± 9.07b371.53 ± 20.51a43.49 ± 0.35
CCl4113.13 ± 8.50a795.50 ± 41.2b36.77 ± 0.54
  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