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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 3 Plasma hepatic function parameters

From: Rhamnus alaternus aqueous extract enhances the capacity of system redox defence and protects hepatocytes against aluminum chloride toxicity in rats

Parameters Experimental groups
Control Alcl3 RAAE Alcl3/RAAE
TP (g/dl) 8.95 ± 0.56 7.08 ± 0.38* 9.02 ± 0.64# 8.27 ± 0.43
ALB (g/dl) 5.23 ± 0.28 3.44 ± 0.17* 5,32 ± 0.26# 4.57 ± 0.20
TB (mg/L) 01.05 ± 0.07 2.13 ± 0.15** 01.12 ± 0.10## 1.53 ± 0.14*
AST (U/L) 114.34 ± 7.03 146.53 ± 9.64** 111.09 ± 6.75** 123.43 ± 6.12#
ALT (U/L) 43.26 ± 2.64 56.23 ± 3.17* 41.09 ± 3.01# 50.32 ± 2.87
ALP (U/L) 108.39 ± 7.03 168.05 ± 11.92** 113.12 ± 5.36## 135.60 ± 8.35*#
γ-GT (U/L) 02.13 ± 0.12 2.94 ± 0.20* 02.10 ± 0.09## 02.45 ± 0.16
LDH (U/L) 538.12 ± 31.95 935.40 ± 56.32** 548.44 ± 35.19## 796 ± 45.76*
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SEM (n = 6 rats/group)
  2. Alcl3: Aluminum Chloride; RAAE: R. alaternus aqueous extract; TP: total protein; ALB: albumin;TB: total bilirubin; AST: aspartate transaminase; ALT: alanine transaminase; ALP: alkaline phosphatase; γ -GT: gamma-glutamyltransferase; LDH: lactate dehydrogenase
  3. Significant difference compared to the control group (*p>0.05, **p>0.01)
  4. Significant difference compared to the AlCl3 treated group (#p>0.05, ##p>0.01)