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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 4 Changes in body weight, relative liver and kidney weight of male Wistar rats administered with lead acetate and treated with methanol and methanol/acetone phenolic-rich extracts of N. latifolia fruit

From: Phenolic rich-extracts from Nauclea latifolia fruit restored Lead acetate-induced liver and kidney damaged in Wistar rats

Treatment Initial Weight
(g)
Final Weight
(g)
Weight Gain/Loss
(g)
Weight Gain/Loss (%)
Control (2 mL/kg bw. Normal Saline) 126.75 ± 0.75 140.50 ± 0.87d 13.75 ± 0.75d 10.86 ± 0.61d
Silymarin (100 mg/kg bw.) 126.00 ± 0.82 134.25 ± 0.85c 8.25 ± 0.25c 6.55 ± 0.20c
Untreated (2 mL/kg bw. Normal Saline) 124.75 ± 1.18 124.50 ± 0.87a − 0.25 ± 1.11a −0.18 ± 0.88a
150 mg/kg bw. MPR NLF 123.75 ± 0.95 129.00 ± 0.71b 5.25 ± 0.75b 4.25 ± 0.63b
300 mg/kg bw. MPR NLF 125.50 ± 1.50 133.50 ± 1.76c 8.00 ± 0.41c 6.37 ± 0.29c
150 mg/kg bw. MAPR NLF 125.25 ± 1.93 131.75 ± 2.02bc 6.50 ± 0.87b 5.19 ± 0.72b
300 mg/kg bw. MAPR NLF 125.50 ± 1.44 138.25 ± 1.57d 12.75 ± 0.85d 10.17 ± 0.69d