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Table 1 Hepatotoxicity markers in all studied groups

From: Arctigenin attenuates CCl4-induced hepatotoxicity through suppressing matrix metalloproteinase-2 and oxidative stress

  Control CCl4 Silymarin Arctigenin
ALT (U/L) 27.2 ± 8.67 920 ± 137a**** 644 ± 128a****b** 658 ± 144a****b**
AST (U/L) 42.1 ± 9.41 1390 ± 262a**** 805 ± 194a****b*** 753 ± 185a****b****
ALP (U/L) 71.5 ± 26.4 169 ± 20.7a**** 106 ± 18.9b*** 119 ± 26.5a*b**
Total bilirubin (mg/dl) 0.61 ± 0.18 1.82 ± 0.27a**** 1.03 ± 0.25a*b**** 1.11 ± 0.21a**b***
  1. a Significantly different from the control group
  2. b Significantly different from CCl4 group  P values: *P ≤ 0.05, **P ≤0.01, ***P ≤ 0.001, **** P ≤ 0.0001