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Table 1 Effect of SAME on thyroid hormones TSH, T3, T4 levels

From: Protective effects of Sonchus asper (L.) Hill, (Asteraceae) against CCl4-induced oxidative stress in the thyroid tissue of rats

Treatment TSH T4 T3
ng/dl ng/ml ng/ml
Control 15.50±1.23++ 6.233±0.357++ 59.83±2.24++
3 ml/kg CCl4 26.17±1.14** 3.800±0.221** 44.17±1.40**
100 mg/kg SAME+CCl4 20.17±1.1**++ 4.983±0.289**++ 49.17±1.14**+
200 mg/kg SAME+CCl4 16.00±1.03++ 5.933±0.278++ 57.83±1.82++
200 mg/kg SAME alone 15.17±1.22++ 6.217±0.244++ 58.33±1.73++
  1. Mean ±SE (n=6 number).
  2. ** indicate significance from the control group at P<0.01 probability level.
  3. ++ indicate significance from the CCl4 group at P<0.01 probability level.