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Table 2 Effect of RYR extract on growth parameter and liver weight

From: Monascus purpureus-fermented Thai glutinous rice reduces blood and hepatic cholesterol and hepatic steatosis concentrations in diet-induced hypercholesterolemic rats

Treatments groups Body weight gain (g/30 days) Food intake (g/rat/day) Liver weight (g) Relative liver weight (g/100 g BW)
SP-control 77.50 ± 10.00a 20.69 ± 1.47b 10.70 ± 0.66a 2.53 ± 0.10b
SP-2 g 83.88 ± 7.85a 21.23 ± 2.57b 10.83 ± 0.73a 2.50 ± 0.21b
HFC-control 105.00 ± 17.56a 16.23 ± 2.00a 22.41 ± 3.79c 6.04 ± 0.57a
HFC-1 g 95.00 ± 17.32a 16.63 ± 2.46a 16.32 ± 2.51b 4.47 ± 0.33ab
HFC-2 g 103.75 ± 18.08a 18.72 ± 1.89ab 17.82 ± 2.37b 4.56 ± 0.42ab
HFC-rosuvastatin 101.43 ± 35.08a 17.83 ± 2.36ab 17.40 ± 2.25b 4.36 ± 0.39ab
  1. Each value is the mean ± SD (n = 8). Values with different superscript letters (a,b,c) in the same column differ significantly (p < 0.05) by the Tukey HSD test.