AST (U/l) ALT (U/l) Albumin (gm/ml) AFP (pg/ml)
Control 17.33 ± 2.94 17.33 ± 3.56 3.61 ± 0.48 0.47 ± 0.03
Untreated group (HCC) 61.17 ± 5.27 47.5 ± 6.71 2.12 ± 0.53 1.42 ± 0.29
HCC + 100 mg/kg MEP 39.17 ± 4.35a 32.67 ± 4.88a 2.68 ± 0.31a 0.98 ± 0.08a
HCC + 200 mg/kg MEP 31.33 ± 5.39a 27 ± 3.58a 3.13 ± 0.23a 0.77 ± 0.12a
MEP: Methanol Extract of S. melongena peels; HCC: Hepatocellular Carcinoma; AST: Alanine Amino Transferase; ALT: Aspartate Amino Transferase; AFP: α-fetoprotein, results are expressed as mean ± standard error a Statistically significant from HCC group at p< 0.01
Table 4: The in vivo anticancer activity of MEP against hepatocellular carcinoma