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Table 2 Effect of CLRE on liver function tests in rats

From: Hepatoprotective effect of ethanolic extract of Curcuma longa on thioacetamide induced liver cirrhosis in rats

Dose Total protein Albumin TB AP ALT AST GGT
(g/L) (g/L) (µM/L) (IU/L) (IU/L) (IU/L) (IU/L)
Vehicle (10% Tween 20) 68.33 ± 1.71 11.78 ± 0.76 1.74 ± 0.13 72.75 ± 5.53 37.65 ± 2.66 53.58 ± 5.20 4.50 ± 0.19
Low dose CLRE (2 g/kg) 71.17 ± 1.28 12.76 ± 0.58 2.15 ± 0.16 66.90 ± 5.40 39.17 ± 3.16 62.48 ± 2.63 4.08 ± 0..45
High dose CLRE (5 g/kg) 69.17 ± 1.85 12.26 ± 0.64 1.85 ± 0.46 70.08 ± 11.12 34.50 ± 2.91 55.17 ± 4.83 4.67 ± 0.33
  1. Values expressed as mean ± SEM. There are no significant differences between groups. Significant value at P<0.05, TB: Total bilirubin; AP: Alkaline phosphatase; ALT: Alanine aminotransferase; AST: Aspartate aminotransferase; GGT: G-Glutamyl transferase; CLRE: C. longa rhizomes ethanolic extract.