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Table 2 Effect of various pharmacological interventions on serum and tissue biochemical parameters

From: Possible modulation of FAS and PTP-1B signaling in ameliorative potential of Bombax ceiba against high fat diet induced obesity

Serum biochemical parameters
Group: NC HFD control B.C. 100 B.C. 200 B.C. 400 Gem.50
Glucose (mg/dl) 93.65 ± 13.46 202.25 ± 4.16a 177.77 ± 14.1b 95.8 ± 9.42b,c 90.8 ± 6.83b,c 100.3 ± 5.97b
TG (mg/dl) 78.9 ± 11.7 195.54 ± 10.63a 138.94 ± 5.8b 114.9 ± 11.75b,c 98.7 ± 7.83b,c 128.4 ± 15.3b
TC (mg/dl) 57.9 ± 4.8 343.42 ± 15.54a 169.889 ± 9.81b 95 ± 6.1b,c 93.12 ± 7.9b,c 94.93 ± 7.3b
LDL (mg/dl) 8.99 ± 5.42 289.76 ± 15.2a 120.83 ± 8.95b 26.45 ± 5.65b,c 13 ± 4.36b,c 15.1 ± 6.9b
VLDL (mg/dl) 15.78 ± 2.3 39.11 ± 2.12a 27.79 ± 1.17b 22.98 ± 2.4b,c 19.74 ± 1.6b,c 25.7 ± 3.1b
HDL (mg/dl) 33.13 ± 5.5 14.55 ± 1.9a 21.28 ± 5.84b 45.57 ± 8.4b,c 60.37 ± 3.1b,c 54.14 ± 5.1b
ALT (IU/L) 50.75 ± 6.6 153.26 ± 7.35a 94.28 ± 5.65b 67.9 ± 4.9b,c 50.8 ± 4.9b,c 71.8 ± 4.64b
AST (IU/L) 66.4 ± 6.7 160.83 ± 6.56a 107.86 ± 9.6b 65.38 ± 7.1b,c 50.25 ± 5.1b,c 87.5 ± 12.4b
Tissue biochemical parameters
TBARS 0.6 ± 0.31 4.93 ± 0.64a 3.9 ± 0.77b 1.83 ± 0.7b,c 1.53 ± 0.7b,c 4.03 ± 0.71b
Nitrite/nitrate 0.74 ± 0.4 2.6 ± 0.1a 1.63 ± 0.04b 0.98 ± 0.1b,c 0.89 ± 0.69b,c 1.61 ± 0.02b
Glutathione 2.05 ± 0.25 0.19 ± 0.8a 0.42 ± 0.07b 1.8 ± 0.21b,c 1.99 ± 0.16b,c 0.55 ± 0.11b
  1. Results were expressed as mean ± SD; ap < 0.05 vs NC, bp < 0.05 vs HFD control, cp < 0.05 vs Gem.50.