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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 1 Effect of AuNPs on biochemical parameters of experimental groups

From: Anti-dyslipidemic properties of green gold nanoparticle: improvement in oxidative antioxidative balance and associated atherogenicity and insulin resistance

Experimental groups Body weight (gr) Fasting Blood Glucose (FBG) (mg/dL) Insulin (ng/ml) HOMA-IR Vitamin D (ng/ml)
Initial Final Initial Final
GroupI 219 ± 1.37 278.4 ± 4.67 92.59 ± 4.88 102.8 ± 8.88 2.63 ± 0.17 18.00 ± 0.70 19.4 ± 0.7
GroupII 219 ± 1.31 192.2 ± 1.15 476.21 ± 12.36 692 ± 16.98 2.06 ± 0.05 84.80 ± 0.86 9.2 ± 0.86
0.977a 0.0001a 0.0001a 0.0001a 0.004a 0.0001a 0.0001a
GroupIII 220 ± 1.63 204 ± 3.14 470.62 ± 7.62 587 ± 18.16 2.13 ± 0.05 74.20 ± 1.15 11.12 ± 0.7
0.895a 0.0001a 0.0001a 0.0001a 0.01a 0.0001a 0.0001a
0.990b 0.049b 0.81b 0.121b 0.96b 0.0001b 0.46b
GroupIV 221 ± 1.28 220.2 ± 1.77 483.06 ± 9.82 281 ± 14.59 2.49 ± 0.11 40.60 ± 1.07 15.8 ± 1.06
0.692a 0.0001a 0.0001a 0.121a 0.74a 0.0001a 0.074a
0.895b 0.0001b 0.88b 0.0001b 0.03b 0.0001b 0.0001b
0.977 c 0.009 c 0.67c 0.0001c 0.07c 0.0001c 0.005c
  1. Each value represents the mean ± standard error of the mean (n = 5). The values were found to be statistically significant at P < 0.05
  2. a In comparison with group (I)
  3. b In comparison with group (II)
  4. c Comparison of Group III with Group IV