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Table 3 Effect of Qur and/or Arg treatment on serum creatinine, urea, and uric acid levels in intoxicated rats with a low dose of n-ZnO particles

From: Role of quercetin and arginine in ameliorating nano zinc oxide-induced nephrotoxicity in rats

Parameters Control n-ZnO Qur Arg Qur + Arg
Creatinine (mg/dl) 0.4 ± 0.075 0.53 ± 0.077 0.47 ± 0.078 0.44 ± 0.027 0.42 ± 0.069
Urea (mg/dl) 21.4 ± 4.88 32.3 ± 6.83 a 28.6 ± 5.47 27.9 ± 2.92 27.2 ± 4.21
Uric acid (mg/dl) 2.1 ± 0.55 2.51 ± 0.58 2.44 ± 0.78 2.23 ± 0.21 2.06 ± 0.54
  1. Data are presented as mean ± S.D. for 10 rats, a P ≤ 0.05 compared with normal group using ANOVA followed by Bonferroni as a post-ANOVA test.
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