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Table 2 Effect of taurine and/or TPs on liver index in NASH rats

From: Taurine and tea polyphenols combination ameliorate nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in rats

  Nor Mod Mod cont Tau wsTP lsTP Tau + wsTP Tau + lsTP
Liver index (Mean ± SD) 0.0269 ± 0.0008 0.0331 ± 0.0011a 0.0335 ± 0.0014a 0.0285 ± 0.0010b 0.0291 ± 0.0012b 0.0302 ± 0.0007 0.0290 ± 0.0011b 0.0288 ± 0.0015c
n 13 12 12 12 12 12 12 12
  1. Nor normal group, Mod model group, Mod cont model control group, Tau taurine treatment group, wsTP water soluble tea polyphenols treatment group, lsTP lipid soluble tea polyphenols treatment group, Tau + wsTP taurine and water soluble tea polyphenols treatment group, Tau + lsTP taurine and lipid soluble tea polyphenols treatment group, n number of surviving rats
  2. a p < 0.01, compared with Nor; b p < 0.01, compared with Mod; c p < 0.01, compared with Mod cont