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Table 4 Effect of SME on liver cholesterol profile

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

Treatment TG (mg/dl) TC (mg/dl) HDL (mg/dl) LDL (mg/dl)
Control 7.8 ± 0.45++ 6.1 ± 0.25++ 3.6 ± 0.21++ 2.48 ± 0.32++
3 ml/kg CCl4 11.3 ± 0.58** 11.2 ± 0.23** 2.8 ± 0.18** 8.4 ± 0.17**
100 mg/kg SME + CCl4 8.5 ± 0.44++ 5.7 ± 0.20**++ 3.2 ± 0.23++ 2.52 ± 0.28++
200 mg/kg SME + CCl4 9 ± 0.41**++ 7.7 ± 0.21**++ 3.08 ± 0.09++ 4..2 ± 0.21**++
100 mg/kg sylimarin + CCl4 8.3 ± 0.18++ 6.4 ± 0.27++ 3.5 ± 0.20++ 2..53 ± 0.35++
200 mg/kg SME alone 7.2 ± 0.44++ 5.7 ± 0.19++ 3.7 ± 0.21++ 2.21 ± 0.31++
  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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