Table 4

Serum biochemical values of animals treated with SST for 4 weeks
Dose (mg/kg/day) 0 500 1000 2000
Male rat
Glucose (mg/dL) 120.0 ± 14.95 131.6 ± 18.66 133.8 ± 24.86 122.4 ± 6.90
BUN (mg/dL) 14.0 ± 1.58 13.5 ± 1.09 12.9 ± 1.90 12.9 ± 1.60
Creatinine (mg/dL) 0.57 ± 0.05 0.55 ± 0.05 0.55 ± 0.03 0.58 ± 0.04
Total protein (g/dL) 6.42 ± 0.13 6.54 ± 0.17 6.19 ± 0.29 6.48 ± 0.20
Albumin (g/dL) 4.08 ± 0.06 4.12 ± 0.12 3.99 ± 0.09 4.09 ± 0.09
Albumin/globulin ratio 1.75 ± 0.11 1.70 ± 0.08 1.83 ± 0.15 1.71 ± 0.05
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 52.0 ± 7.75 57.0 ± 8.51 57.6 ± 18.77 50.8 ± 6.42
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 32.1 ± 9.98 31.4 ± 9.83 36.5 ± 8.41 36.0 ± 9.96
Phospholipid (mg/dL) 86 ± 10.0 90 ± 5.1 87 ± 19.6 87 ± 11.3
AST (IU/L) 136.1 ± 20.74 152.0 ± 33.87 119.8 ± 14.15 157.6 ± 32.13
ALT (IU/L) 28.4 ± 2.67 36.2 ± 11.11 30.5 ± 3.22 32.7 ± 2.25
Total bilirubin (mg/dL) 0.13 ± 0.010 0.13 ± 0.004 0.12 ± 0.015 0.113 ± 0.015
ALP (IU/L) 590.0 ± 84.05 506.1 ± 104.95 521.4 ± 94.21 557 ± 52.56
Creatine kinase (IU/L) 872 ± 275 935 ± 321 759 ± 156 989 ± 327
Female
Glucose (mg/dL) 100.3 ± 28.10 89.1 ± 18.43 98.9 ± 10.13 108.1 ± 18.59
BUN (mg/dL) 18.7 ± 1.87 17.7 ± 1.89 15.6 ± 2.22 15.3 ± 2.26
Creatinine (mg/dL) 0.62 ± 0.05 0.65 ± 0.05 0.58 ± 0.07 0.60 ± 0.03
Total protein (g/dL) 6.96 ± 0.11 6.94 ± 0.16 6.79 ± 0.14 6.98 ± 0.21
Albumin (g/dL) 4.47 ± 0.15 4.45 ± 0.09 4.34 ± 0.04 4.48 ± 0.10
Albumin/globulin ratio 1.79 ± 0.11 1.79 ± 0.08 1.78 ± 0.07 1.80 ± 0.13
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 73.2 ± 14.96 65.6 ± 8.23 60.2 ± 7.36 56.0 ± 17.18
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 27.3 ± 3.67 25.6 ± 1.54 29.1 ± 7.61 25.2 ± 5.98
Phospholipid (mg/dL) 124 ± 19.4 111 ± 9.8 106 ± 11.6 104 ± 21.5
ASP (IU/L) 160.3 ± 25.73 142.6 ± 9.32 155.9 ± 27.99 140.9 ± 33.54
ALT (IU/L) 25.7 ± 2.47 30.0 ± 5.14 25.3 ± 3.46 26.7 ± 4.66
Total bilirubin (mg/dL) 0.13 ± 0.014 0.13 ± 0.014 0.12 ± 0.011 0.13 ± 0.010
ALP (IU/L) 413.6 ± 61.29 432.5 ± 86.29 379.4 ± 40.70 383.6 ± 103.75
Creatine kinase (IU/L) 1127 ± 288 966 ± 196 1044 ± 263 947 ± 411

ALP, alkaline phosphatase; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; ALT, alkaline phosphatase; BUN, blood urea nitrogen.

a Values are presented as mean ± SD.

Shin et al.

Shin et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:266   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-266

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