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Table 1 Changes in the serum levels of alanine transferase (ALT) and aspartate transferase (AST), and the plasma level of nitrite in the different studied groups

From: Hepatic ischemia reperfusion injury: effect of moderate intensity exercise and oxytocin compared to l-arginine in a rat model

Parameters groups ALT
U/ml
AST
U/ml
Nitrite
μmol/g
Sham-operated control 15.30 ± 0.955 21.30 ± 1.484 10.94 ± 0.596
Hepatic ischemia-reperfusion 51.70 ± 3.134 a 62.70 ± 4.475 a 2.879 ± 0.477 a
l-arginine-treated hepatic ischemia-reperfusion 28.00 ± 1.308 a, b 32.30 ± 1.274 a, b 11.32 ± 0.886 b
Exercise-trained hepatic ischemia reperfusion 26.70 ± 1.023 a, b 31.0 ± 2.066 a, b 6.240 ± 0.644 a, b, c
Oxytocin-treated hepatic ischemia-reperfusion 25.00 ± 1.528 a, b 31.30 ± 1.521 a, b 5.240 ± 0.578 a, b, c
Exercise-trained and oxytocin-treated hepatic ischemia-reperfusion 20.50 ± 1.500 a, b, c, d 22.20 ± 1.705 b, c, d 7.790 ± 0.484 a, b, c
  1. Results are expressed as mean ±SEM and calculated by LSD at P<0.05
  2. aSignificance from the sham-operated control group
  3. bSignificance from the hepatic ischemia-reperfusion group
  4. cSignificance from the l-arginine hepatic ischemia-reperfusion group
  5. dSignificance from the exercise-trained hepatic ischemia-reperfusion group