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Table 3 Effect of CLRE on liver index measurements from rats at the end of 8 weeks study

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

Treatment Body weight (g) Liver weight (g) Liver weight × 100/body weight
Normal rats 341.33 ± 6.18 8.43 ± 0.34 2.47 ± 0.06
Cirrhosis rats 216.83 ± 10.96 10.13 ± 0.54 4.70 ± 0.22**
Silymarin-treated rats 336 ± 9.187 9.12 ± 0.34 2.72 ± 0.14*
Low dose CLRE-treated rats (250 mg/kg) 249.17 ± 14.89 8.80 ± 0.29 3.58 ± 0.19*
High dose CLRE-treated rats (500 mg/kg) 351 ± 19.73 9.48 ± 0.19 2.74 ± 0.15*
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SEM. *P<0.001 compared with the cirrhosis control Group 2. **P<0.001 compared with normal control Group 1. CLRE: C. longa rhizomes ethanolic extract.