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Table 5 Effect of SAME on thyroid % DNA, TW, RTW

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

Treatment DNA % TW mg RTW
Control 48.83±2.32 ++ 55.83±2.70++ 0.553±0.02++
3 ml/kg CCl4 68.64±2.05** 79.67±2.29** 0.797±0.09**
100 mg/kg SAME+CCl4 57.25±1.80 **++ 67.83±2.44**++ 0.673±0.03**++
200 mg/kg SAME+CCl4 49.40±3.80++ 57.83±2.06++ 0.573±0.06++
200 mg/kg SAME alone 48.33±2.62++ 56.17±2.52++ 0.567±0.05++
  1. Mean ±SE (n=6 number).
  2. ** indicate significance from the control group at P<0.01 probability level, respectively.
  3. ++ indicate significance from the CCl4 group at P<0.01 probability level, respectively.