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Table 2 Organ weight and prostate weight ratio

From: In vivo evaluation of hot water extract of Acorus gramineus root against benign prostatic hyperplasia

Group Liver (g) Kidney (g) Spleen (g) Prostate (g) Prostate ratio (mg/100 g of BW)
Control 11.48 ± 0.44a 3.81 ± 0.06a 0.65 ± 0.02a 0.59 ± 0.03d 0.13 ± 0.01d
BPH 11.39 ± 0.47a 3.75 ± 0.15a 0.64 ± 0.03a 1.19 ± 0.11a 0.26 ± 0.03a
BPH + AG 100 mg 11.66 ± 0.86a 3.50 ± 0.11a 0.62 ± 0.02a 0.99 ± 0.08ab 0.22 ± 0.03ab
BPH + AG 250 mg 12.39 ± 0.30 a 3.70 ± 0.06a 0.69 ± 0.03a 0.87 ± 0.09b 0.19 ± 0.02b
BPH + AG 500 mg 11.19 ± 0.25a 3.50 ± 0.06a 0.69 ± 0.03a 0.79 ± 0.04c 0.18 ± 0.03c
Fisnasteride 11.85 ± 0.45a 3.57 ± 0.07a 0.70 ± 0.06a 0.82 ± 0.06c 0.18 ± 0.03c
  1. Data express the mean ± S.E. The letters in the columns indicate statistical differences by Duncan’s multiple range test (p < 0.05). Control: Normal rat supplied with tap water, BPH: Castrated rat supplied with tap water, AG 100: Castrated rat supplied with AG 100 mg/kg of BW daily, AG 250: Castrated rat supplied with AG 250 mg/kg of BW daily, AG 500: Castrated rat supplied with AG 500 mg/kg of BW daily. Data are represented as mean±SEM. a, P<0.05 vs. control, b, P<0.01 vs. control, c, P<0.001 vs. control