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Table 4 Serum biochemical parameters.

From: Characterization of Salvia Miltiorrhiza ethanol extract as an anti-osteoporotic agent

Parameters Sham
n = 10
OVX
n = 10
SM1
n = 7
SM3
n = 8
SM10
n = 10
SM30
n = 9
ALP (U/L) 32.57 ± 8.28 51.29 ± 7.78 & 47.71 ± 5.38 51.57 ± 3.74 51.14 ± 8.80 47.57 ± 7.00
Estradiol (pg/mL) 16.09 ± 3.38 9.29 ± 2.51 # 10.27 ± 3.18 8.10 ± 3.03 9.07 ± 2.60 10.10 ± 3.23
Free T3 (pg/mL) 3.84 ± 0.50 3.83 ± 0.31 3.97 ± 0.31 3.91 ± 0.23 3.79 ± 0.41 3.74 ± 0.23
Free T4 (ng/dL) 1.90 ± 0.47 3.04 ± 0.25 * 3.07 ± 0.30 2.89 ± 0.31 2.73 ± 0.23 2.00 ± 0.51 %
Osteocalcin (ng/mL) 2.40 ± 0.28 3.66 ± 0.48 * 3.40 ± 0.57 3.63 ± 0.44 3.44 ± 0.43 3.47 ± 0.42
Calcium (mg/dL) 9.30 ± 0.41 9.46 ± 0.29 9.63 ± 0.21 9.78 ± 0.46 9.40 ± 0.27 9.70 ± 0.51
IP (mg/dL) 6.21 ± 0.80 6.24 ± 0.65 6.60 ± 0.57 6.50 ± 0.72 6.17 ± 0.53 6.49 ± 0.79
  1. Note: T3, triiodothyronine; T4, thyroxine, IP, inorganic phosphorus. Results are presented as the means ± SD. *p < 0.001 vs. Sham group; # p< 0.01 vs. Sham group; & p < 0.05 vs. Sham group; % p < 0.001 vs. OVX group. Rat groups as defined above (N = 6/each group).