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Table 4 Effect of Qur and/or Arg treatment on serum creatinine, urea, and uric acid levels in intoxicated rats with a high 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 0.63 ± 0.087 a 0.51 ± 0.066 0.50 ± 0.033 * 0.50 ± 0.045*
Urea (mg/dl) 21.4 ± 4.88 35.2 ± 5.88 b 29.8 ± 4.57 28.8 ± 2.02 28.2 ± 5.21
Uric acid (mg/dl) 2.1 ± 0.55 3.02 ± 0.53 2.84 ± 0.98 2.93 ± 0.61 2.36 ± 0.55
  1. Data are presented as mean ± S.D. from 10 rats, a P ≤ 0.001, b P ≤ 0.01 compared with the normal group, * P ≤ 0.05 compared with the n-ZnO-intoxicated group, respectively, using ANOVA followed by Bonferroni as a post-ANOVA test.
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