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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 2 Effect of extract M. verticillata on the (Mean ± SEM) body weight (g) for 6 weeks in albino rats (n=6)

From: Cardioprotective effect of Malva verticillata against doxorubicin -induced toxicity in rats

Parameter Mean ± SEM
G1 G2 G3 G4 G5 G6
Initial body weight (g) 171.3±5.84 169.5±5.70 171.3±6.81 182.0±4.68 175.8±8.20 185.6±5.42
Final body weight (g) 200.0±11.8 154.1±9.03abc 207.1±9.91ab 221.5±8.23ab 169.3±13.3ab 186.7±3.33b
Weight of heart (g) 0.793±.04 0.533±.043c 0.668±.033b 0.742±.0361b .668±.0317b .640±.019b
Relative weight of heart 0.39 0.34 0.32 0.34 0.39 0.34
  1. aSignificant as compared with control value at (p 0.05)
  2. bSignificant as compared with Doxo- induced heart damage at (p 0.05)
  3. cSignificant as compared with control, G1: Control, G2: Dox., G3: Extract 250mg\kg, G4: Extract 500mg\kg, G5: Dox.+ Treatment 250mg\kg, G6: Dox.+ Treatment 500mg\kg