Groups

Body weight

Absolute kidney weight (g)

Relative kidney weight (g/100g body weight)

Initial (g)

Final (g)

% Change/week

Control

142.8±0.85

218.9±3.75ab

8.68±0.26a

1.27±0.05

0.58±0.012ab

GT

145.5±0.92

221.9±4.19a

8.58±0.39ab

1.26±0.03

0.57±0.089a

Cyr

143.6±0.49

191.0±7.36cde

6.10±0.70cd

1.30±0.03

0.68±0.014de

CPF

144.1±0.85

183.92±3.35de

5.39±0.32de

1.24±0.03

0.67±0.004d

Cyr+CPF

142.8±0.85

173.9±6.44e

4.35±0.78e

1.24±0.06

0.71±0.016e

Cyr+GT

145.0±0.60

202.9±2.55bc

7.12±0.23bc

1.22±0.02

0.60±0.004b

CPF+GT

143.0±1.20

195.9±7.99cd

6.80±0.61cd

1.24±0.03

0.63±0.012c

Cyr+CPF +GT

144.7±0.67

192.18±7.40cd

6.40±0.48cd

1.21±0.04

0.63±0.011c

Each value is a mean of 6 rats ± S.E.M; a, b, c, d values are not sharing superscripts letters (a, b, c, d) differ significantly at p < 0.05; % of body weight change/week = [(final b .w t. – initial b .wt.)/ initial b .wt.]/no of weeks X 100; Cyr: Cyromazine; CPF: Chlorpyrifos; GT: Green tea.
Table 1: Effect of cyromazine and/or chlorpyrifos on body and relative kidney weights of rats and the ameliorative role of green tea.