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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 2 Liver function markers in the serum of test and control animals

From: Ethanol extract of Nigella sativa has antioxidant and ameliorative effect against nickel chloride-induced hepato-renal injury in rats

  Treatment AST (U/L) ALT(U/L) TP (mg/dl) TB (mg/dl)
1 Deionsed Water 21.30 ± 2.50 22.50 ± 1.44 3.13 ± 0.43 5.03 ± 0.21
2 NiCl2 45.00 ± 2.87* 32.50 ± 6.29 5.13 ± 0.59 6.63 ± 0.66
3 ENS 36.25 ± 2.39 23.50 ± 6.36 3.15 ± 0.53 5.20 ± 1.27
4 ENS + NiCl2 37.00 ± 3.67 27.00 ± 3.13 4.13 ± 0.75 6.15 ± 1.11
  1. Key:
  2. * Significantly different from control
  3. KEY
  4. AST Aspartate aminotransferase
  5. ALT Alanine aminotransferase
  6. Tp Total Protein
  7. TB Total bilirubin
  8. ENS Ethanol extract of Nigella sativa (50 mg/kg body weight)