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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 3 Kidney function markers and electrolyte 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

SN Treatment Urea (mg/dl) Creatinine (mg/dl) Na+ (mmol/l) K+ (mmol/l) Cl (mg/dl)
1 Deionsed Water 33.76 ± 1.50 0.27 ± 0.01 104.00 ± 4.49 4.50 ± 0.40 80.50 ± 2.60
2 NiCl2 41.37 ± 1.65 0.47. ± 0.04* 120.00 ± 4.56* 3.37 ± 0.55 104.75 ± 6.33*
3 ENS 35.40 ± 1.21 0.32 ± 0.04 113.50 ± 0.87 4.22 ± 0.38 80.50 ± 8.57
4 ENS + NiCl2 37.00 ± 4.86 0.34 ± 0.02# 114.50 ± 1.26 3.78 ± 0.28 82.00 ± 2.35#
  1. * Significantly different from control
  2. # Significantly different from NiCl2-treated rats
  3. Key:
  4. ENS Ethanol extract of Nigella sativa (50 mg/kg body weight)