Table 3

Effect of LME on lung weight, relative lung weight, AgNORs count and DNA damages in rat
Treatment % increase in Body weight Lung weight (g) Relative lung weight DNA Fragmentation% AgNORs (NORs/cell)
Control 26.0 ± 0.80++ 2.56 ± 0.006++ 0.026 ± 0.00006++ 7.07 ± 0.43++ 1.26 ± 0.15++
Olive oil + DMSO 25.9 ± 0.63++ 2.55 ± 0.008++ 0.025 ± 0.00008++ 6.93 ± 1.42++ 1.19 ± 0.07++
3 ml/kg CCl4 18.6 ± 0.72** 3.89 ± 0.020** 0.038 ± 0.00020** 29.80 ± 1.41** 7.8 ± 0.52**
100 mg/kg LME + CCl4 22.8 ± 0.81++ 2.91 ± 0.025++ 0.029 ± 0.00025++ 18.07 ± 1.33++ 3.5 ± 0.13++
200 mg/kg LME + CCl4 25.6 ± 0.73++ 2.56 ± 0.007++ 0.026 ± 0.00007++ 7.40 ± 1.56++ 2.95 ± 0.06++
50 mg/kg RT + CCl4 24.5 ± 0.46++ 2.09 ± 0.020++ 0.020 ± 0.00020++ 7.10 ± 1.50++ 2.03 ± 0.09++

Mean ± SE (n = 6 number).

** indicate significance from the control group at p < 0.01 probability level.

++ indicate significance from the CCl4 group at p < 0.01 probability level.

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