Table 4

Effects of TLM on hepatic protein, lipid peroxidation (TBARS) and glutathione (GSH)
Group Protein (μg/mg tissue) TBARS (nM/mg protein) GSH (μg/mg protein)
1 1.697±0.024+ 3.43 ± 0.53+ 31.34 ± 1.10+
II 0.657±0.021* 6.39 ± 0.98* 15.99 ± 1.67*
III 1.563±0.092*+ 4.30 ± 0.91*+ 26.68 ± 1.16*+
IV 1.509±0.003+ 4.69 ± 0.74*+ 27.42 ± 1.21*+
V 1.702±0.012+ 3.67 ± 0.42+ 29.97 ± 1.12+

Group I: Controls (Olive oil+ DMSO); II: CCl4 (3 ml/kg bw); III: TLM (200 mg/kg bw) +CCl4 (3 ml/kg bw); IV: Silymarin (50 mg/kg bw) +CCl4 (3 ml/kg bw); V: TLM (200 mg/kg bw).

TLM; methanol extract of T. leptophylla.

Values are Mean ± SD (06 numbers).

*, Indicate significance from control group (P < 0.05).

+, Indicate significance from CCl4 group (P < 0.05).

Saeed et al.

Saeed et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:221   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-221

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