Groups

Body weight

Absolute liver weight (g)

Relative liver weight (g/100g body weight)

Initial (g)

Final (g)

% Change

G1 (Control)

159.0 ± 5.48ab

213.8 ± 9.09cd

34.5 ± 3.53c

7.52 ± 0.51a

3.51 ± 0.14a

G2 (VC)

163.8 ± 4.49b

216.0 ± 5.15d

31.9 ± 2.74bc

7.85 ± 0.41a

3.64 ± 0.20a

G3 (SAC)

158.8 ± 3.03ab

209.6 ± 5.27bcd

32.0 ± 3.62bc

7.66 ± 0.40a

3.66 ± 0.16a

G4 (DM)

163.2 ± 6.06b

202.2 ± 8.47ab

23.9 ± 1.84a

8.98 ± 0.22b

4.45 ± 0.20a

G5 (DM+VC)

154.4 ± 4.83a

199.4 ± 7.60a

29.1 ± 2.41b

7.90 ± 0.14a

3.96 ± 0.15b

G6 (DM+SAC)

159.5 ± 4.25ab

204.9 ± 4.18abc

28.5 ± 2.04b

7.54 ± 0.33a

3.68 ± 0.10a

Each value is a mean of 6 rats ± SD; a, b, c, d values are not sharing superscripts letters (a, b, c, d) differ significantly at p<0.05; % of body weight change = [(final b.w t.–initial b.wt.)/initial b.wt.] × 100. DM: Dimethoate; VC: vitamin C; SAC: Synthetic antioxidant compound
Table 1: Body weight, liver weight, and relative liver weight of control and experimental rats.