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Table 4 The effect of GMF supplementation on inflammatory markers

From: Mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana) flesh supplementation attenuates biochemical and morphological changes in the liver and kidney of high fat diet-induced obese rats

Pro-inflammatory markers  Groups  
 NCOCGMF 200GMF 400GMF 600
TNF-α (pg/ml)
 Week 1774.00 ± 17.47b128.58 ± 29.66a41.24 ± 15.60c46.43 ± 18.76c77.62 ± 38.01c
IL-6 (pg/ml)
 Week 174907.67 ± 793.34b12,093.33 ± 2740.55a2922.67 ± 303.61b2746.17 ± 781.68b2431.00 ± 433.58b
  1. Each value represent mean ± SEM (n = 8). Means with different superscript letters within a row differ significantly (p < 0.05). NC, normal control; OC, obese control; GMF 200, 200 mg G. mangostana flesh / kg body weight; GMF 400, 400 G. mangostana flesh / kg body weight; GMF 600, 600 G. mangostana flesh / kg body weight; TNF-α, tumor necrosis factor alpha; IL-6, interleukin 6