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Table 3 Effect of SME on liver markers enzymes

From: CCl4 induced genotoxicity and DNA oxidative damages in rats: hepatoprotective effect of Sonchus arvensis

Treatment AgNORS (NORs/cell) %DNA fragmentation
Control 2.0 ± 0.33++ 5.33 ± 2.46++
3 ml/kg CCl4 6.4 ± .29** 22.50 ± 3.68**
100 mg/kg SME + CCl4 3.1 ± 0.35*++ 5.00 ± 1.83++
200 mg/kg SME + CCl4 3.5 ± 0.18**++ 6.67 ± 2.08++
100 mg/kg sylimarin + CCl4 2.14 ± 0.23++ 5.67 ± 3.12++
200 mg/kg SME alone 1.9 ± 0.17**++ 4.67 ± 2.23++
  1. Mean ± SE (n = 6 number).
  2. **indicate significance from the control group at P < 0.05 and P < 0.01 probability level.
  3. ++indicate significance from the CCl4 group at P < 0.05 and P < 0.01 probability level.
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