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Table. 9.

Kidney weights and histomorphometry detected in HFD mice in this study

 Groups Kidney weights Histomorphometry

Absolute (g) Relative (% of body weights) Abnormal tubule numbers (per 100 tubules)
 Intact 0.217±0.021 0.683±0.106 7.67±2.58
 HFD 0.259±0.016a 0.387±0.066a 78.00±5.76a
 Metformin 0.229±0.018d 0.524±0.117a 56.00±4.60ac
 Silymarin 0.228±0.017d 0.408±0.105a 43.50±4.23ac
HBV diluted
 Stock 0.212±0.005c 0.491±0.087a 12.00±1.97c
 2-fold 0.227±0.025c 0.492±0.087a 33.00±7.67ac
 4-fold 0.247±0.027b 0.495±0.093ad 45.17±9.20ac

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
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