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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 1 Influence of MLVA on body weight gain, testicular and epididymal weight of rats treated with nitrobenzene

From: Nitrobenzene-induced hormonal disruption, alteration of steroidogenic pathway, and oxidative damage in rat: protective effects of Vernonia amygdalina

GroupsBody weight gain (g)Testicular weight (g)Epididymis weight (g)
Group I11.96 ± 2.382.74 ± 0.150.15 ± 0.05
Group II6.36 ± 1.03*2.05 ± 0.09*0.10 ± 0.03 *
Group III15.85 ± 1.39*#2.25 ± 0.21*#0.14 ± 0.04 #
Group IV18.66 ± 1.92*#2.46 ± 0.14#0.17 ± 0.05 *#
Group V20.77 ± 2.23*#3.01 ± 0.11#0.15 ± 0.03 #
  1. Data are given as mean ± SD of rats per group. n = 6. MLVA: methanolic leaf extract of Vernonia amygdalina, *: Values differ significantly from group I (control) (P < 0.05). #: Values differ significantly from group II