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Table 2 Effect of berberine chloride on hepatic ALT, AST, ALP and γGT in male mice infected with S. mansoni

From: Role of berberine in ameliorating Schistosoma mansoni-induced hepatic injury in mice

Experimental groups ALT AST ALP γ-GT
(U/g) (U/g) (U/g) (U/g)
Control 304 ± 1.8 229 ± 1.8 16 ± 1 25 ± 0.8
PZQ 315 ± 1.7a 220 ± 4.5a 13 ± 0.3a 18 ± 1a
BER 318 ± 1.4a 255 ± 2.3a 7.4 ± 0.4a 15 ± 0.8a
Infected 218 ± 3.6a 125 ± 1a 36 ± 1.2a 48 ± 1.6a
Infected + PZQ 263 ± 1.3abc 146 ± 1.9 abc 17 ± 1bc 16 ± 0.5ac
Infected + BER 280 ± 2.8abc 182 ± 2.4abc 12 ± 1.6abc 20 ± 0.6abc
  1. Values are means ± SD (n = 8). aSignificant difference as compared with Group I (p ≤ 0.05). bSignificant difference as compared with corresponding control group (p ≤ 0.05). cSignificant difference as compared with infected group (Group IV) (p ≤ 0.05).
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