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Table 2 Biochemistry value of rats treated with single dose of Dicranopteris linearis methanol extract

From: Methanol extract of Dicranopteris linearis L. leaves impedes acetaminophen-induced liver intoxication partly by enhancing the endogenous antioxidant system

Biochemical parameters Treatment
Control 5000 mg/kg MEDL
Male
 Total protein g/L 50.62 ± 1.49 58.42 ± 2.06
 Total bilirubin umol/L 0.14 ± 0.02 1.30 ± 0.44
 Alkaline phosphatase (ALP) U/L 141.40 ± 14.82 156.80 ± 9.69*
 Alanine transaminase (ALT) U/L 169.40 ± 39.95 201.70 ± 31.42
 Aspartate transaminase (AST) U/L 623.90 ± 246.20 801.40 ± 126.90
 Creatinine umol/L 28.20 ± 1.63 46.40 ± 3.01*
Female
 Total protein g/L 54.96 ± 2.38 48.86 ± 2.26
 Total bilirubin umol/L 0.14 ± 0.02 1.38 ± 0.42*
 Alkaline phosphatase (ALP) U/L 133.20 ± 17.71 177.00 ± 25.20
 Alanine transaminase (ALT) U/L 95.06 ± 17.71 101.60 ± 25.78
 Aspartate transaminase (AST) U/L 169.70 ± 30.53 552.40 ± 54.31*
 Creatinine umol/L 25.60 ± 0.81 47.80 ± 2.44*
  1. Values are mean ± S.E.M. for 5 rats in each group
  2. *Statistically significant compared to control (P < 0.05)