Mouse and organ weight
Detail 0 μg/day 150 μg/day
Body (g) 30.67 ± 1.76 27.25 ± 2.21
Liver (g) 1.59 ± 0.30 1.32 ± 0.17
Kidneys (g) 0.43 ± 0.11 0.45 ± 0.06
Spleen (g) 0.15 ± 0.01 0.11 ± 0.02
Blood cell determination
Hematocrit (%) 30.11 ± 0.72 32.14 ± 2.85
Erythrocytes (106cells/μl) 3.37 ± 0.67 3.32 ± 0.41
Leukocytes (103 cells/μl) 3.72 ± 0.41 3.41 ± 0.21
Platelets (105cells/μl) 4.87 ± 0.27 5.29 ± 0.12
Serum biochemistry
Glucose (mg/dl) 79.72 ± 12.10 99.56 ± 12.81
ASAT/GOT (U/l) 21.90 ± 3.77 30.14 ± 6.45
ALAT/GPT (U/l) 46.23 ± 16.67 33.47 ± 9.60
Urea (g/l) 0.67 ± 0.07 0.82 ± 0.16
Creatinine (mg/l) 4.93 ± 0.16 5.47 ± 0.16
Data presented are mean ± SEM of n=5 animals per group. Comparisons by Student´s T test (p<0.05) did not show significant differences between 0 mg/animal/day and 150 mg/animal/day.
Table 1: BALB/c anatomical, hematological and serum biochemistry after 28 days of P. strombulifera treatment.