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Table 1 Effects of oral treatment of varying doses of ethanol from P etroselinum crispum on biochemical parameters in rats

From: Biochemical and haematological assessment of toxic effects of the leaf ethanol extract of Petroselinum crispum (Mill) Nyman ex A.W. Hill (Parsley) in rats

Treatment Dose mg/kg Liver weight(g) Body weight(g) TP (g/dl) ALB (g/dl) AST (IU/L) ALT (IU/L) ALP (IU/L) BUN (mg/dl)
control - 1.36 ± 0.1 235 ± 4.0 8.0 ± 0.1 4.0 ± 0.1 44.0 ± 1.0 77 ± 2.0 77.0 ± 2.0 16.0 ± 1.0
PSE 10 1.14 ± 0.1 235 ± 4.0 7.9 ± 0.1 4.1 ± 0.1 44.0 ± 1.0 77 ± 2.0 78.0 ± 2.0 17.0 ± 1.0
PSE 100 1.11 ± 0.1 234 ± 4.0 T.8 ± 0.1 3.9 ± 0.1 45.0 ± 1.0 78 ± 2.0 77.0 ± 2.0 18.0 ± 1.0
PSE 1000 1.16 ± 0.1 235 ± 4.0 7.9 ± 0.1 3.8 ± 0.1 45.0 ± 1.0 88 ± 2.0 89.0 ± 2.0* 19.0 ± 1.0*.
  1. *P < 0.05 when compared with control, TP = Total protein, ALB = Albumin, AST = Aspartate amino-transferase,
  2. ALT = Alanine amino- transferase, AP = Alkaline phosphate, BUN = Blood Urea Nitrogen.