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Table 4 Effects of E. fluctuans and cadmium on body weight, liver and kidney function

From: Glucose and lipid lowering effects of Enhydra fluctuans extract in cadmium treated normal and type-2 diabetic model rats

Parameters Days N-C N-Cd N-P N-PCd DM-P DM-PCd
Weight (g) 0 day 225 ± 14 223 ± 10 226 ± 13 234 ± 14 231 ± 13 220 ± 16
21 day 217 ± 16 203 ± 10** 221 ± 19 201 ± 25** 221 ± 10 187 ± 24**
SGPT (mg/dl) 0 day 58 ± 19 59 ± 8 53 ± 10 73 ± 29 72 ± 40 62 ± 13
21 day 75 ± 15 106 ± 39* 69 ± 21 123 ± 37*** 87 ± 33 68 ± 13
Creatinine (mg/dl) 0 day 0.51 ± 0.06 0.48 ± 0.10 0.51 ± 0.06 0.56 ± 0.05 0.57 ± 0.08 0.56 ± 0.15
21 day 0.59 ± 0.08 0.60 ± 0.09* 0.58 ± 0.07 0.63 ± 0.07 0.52 ± 0.04 0.46 ± 0.05
  1. Results are expressed as Mean ± SD. Statistical analysis within groups was done using paired t-test. SD, Standard deviation; *, ** and *** indicate statistically significant (p < 0.05, p < 0.01 and p < 0.001) levels from a paired t-test