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Table. 7.

Liver weights with serum AST and ALT levels detected in HFD supplied mice in this study

 Groups Liver weights Serum levels (IU/dL)

Absolute (g) Relative (% of body weights) AST ALT
 Intact 1.372±0.217 4.264±0.359 84.00±8.32 24.83±6.85
 HFD 2.533±0.147a 3.778±0.564 212.00±19.33a 158.17±15.26a
 Metformin 1.488±0.087c 3.372±0.428a 168.17± 9.62ac 132.83±9.91ac
 Silymarin 1.441±0.113c 2.563±0.541ac 122.17± 17.03ac 93.33±15.08ac
BV diluted
 Stock 1.342±0.121c 3.090±0.419ad 91.83±16.23c 68.50±12.94ac
 2-fold 1.435±0.147c 3.129±0.674ad 106.00± 8.85ac 75.67±16.48ac
 4-fold 1.566±0.081bc 3.160±0.662a 118.00± 7.90ac 91.83±13.50ac

Values are expressed mean ± S.D. of six mice

Abbreviations: HFD, high fat diet; HBV: herbal black vinegar

P<0.01 and bP<0.05 compared with intact control by Least Significant Difference (LSD) test
P<0.01 and dP<0.05 compared with HFD control by LSD test
P<0.01 and fP<0.05 compared with intact control by Mann-Whitney (MW) test
P<0.01 and hP<0.05 compared with HFD control by MW test
Biomed Sci Letters 2018;24:380-9
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