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Table 5 Effects of essential oil of C. lusitanica treatment on tissue protein levels in rats

From: Chemical composition, antimicrobial properties and toxicity evaluation of the essential oil of Cupressus lusitanica Mill. leaves from Cameroon

   Tissues
Treatment Dose Liver Heart Lungs Kidneys Spleen Serum
  (g/kg) (mg/g) (mg/g) (mg/g) (mg/g) (mg/g) (g/l)
Control 0 81.96 ± 17.32 119.83 ± 6.97 168.91 ± 5.62 156.37 ± 4.65 123.93 ± 13.73 21.16 ± 0.73
Essential oil of C. lusitanica 0.8 71.66 ± 11.43 110.73 ± 11.56 153.86 ± 5.28 117.20 ± 5.24* 123.61 ± 18.41 18.73 ± 1.75
1.2 63.13 ± 5.55* 102.17 ± 9.92 123.03 ± 3.35* 112.95 ± 3.78* 110.93 ± 12.16 17.58 ± 0.58
1.6 58.98 ± 4.38* 104.27 ± 5.79 102.01 ± 4.98* 82.71 ± 4.26* 116.42 ± 20.14 10.24 ± 1.13*
2 52.65 ± 9.57* 79.43 ± 4.73* 100.01 ± 4.25* 31.10 ± 6.16* 61.43 ± 11.67* 9.24 ± 0.50*
  1. Values are means ± SE of six animals. For the same column, values affected by * are significantly different form the control (test of Student-Newmann-Keuls at p > 0.05).