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Table 2 Changes of serum liver function and liver tissue hydroxyproline content in each group (mean S.D.)

From: Ingredients of Huangqi decoction slow biliary fibrosis progression by inhibiting the activation of the transforming growth factor-beta signaling pathway

group n TBil(mg/dl) Alb(g/l) ALT(u/L) Hyp (μg/g wet liver)
sham control group 8 0.90 ± 0.28## 25.62 ± 1.98## 12.92 ± 1.13## 164.90 ± 12.41##
1 week BDL alone group 8 5.24 ± 0.85**# 23.10 ± 2.45## 69.18 ± 2.82**## 292.96 ± 93.68**##
2 week BDL alone group 8 5.51 ± 0.80**# 20.97 ± 0.39**## 31.68 ± 4.00**## 326.93 ± 14.45**##
3 week BDL alone group 8 5.58 ± 0.27** 20.12 ± 1.57**## 38.96 ± 8.15**## 804.70 ± 35.50**##
4 week BDL alone group 8 6.16 ± 0.95** 16.4 ± 3.15**## 56.83 ± 9.96** 808.37 ± 65.93**##
5 week BDL alone group 10 6.72 ± 0.24** 12.48 ± 3.22** 56.38 ± 5.79** 1069.03 ± 69.27**
IHQD group 14 3.08 ± 0.60**## 15.18 ± 2.99**# 48.81 ± 3.57**# 853.85 ± 21.4**##
  1. Note: Compared with sham control group, *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01; compared with 5 week BDL alone group, #p < 0.05, ##p < 0.01. TBil total bilirubin, ALT alanine aminotransferase, Alb albumin, Hyp hydroxyproline