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Table 3 Effect of taurine and/or vanillin on serum urea, creatinine, uric acid, and renal-homocysteine of the potassium bromate-treated rats

From: The protective effect of taurine and/or vanillin against renal, testicular, and hematological alterations induced by potassium bromate toxicity in rats

Groups Parameters
Urea (mg/dl) Creatinine (mg/dl) Uric acid (mg/dl) Xanthine oxidase (μg/mg protein/min)
Control 13.9 ± 0.34 d 0.36 ± 0.01 d 2.03 ± 0.05 b 1.16 ± 0.08 d
Pot.bromate group 36.1 ± 0.46 a 0.82 ± 0.03 a 3.93 ± 1.4 a 2.29 ± 0.06 a
Pot.bromate + taurine group 27.2 ± 0.8 b 0.64 ± 0.02 b 1.96 ± 0.28 b 1.70 ± 0.04 b
Pot.bromate + vanillin group 27.1 ± 0.34 b 0.63 ± 0.02 b 1.61 ± 0.17 b 1.78 ± 0.03 b
Pot bromate + taurine + vanillin group 20.20 ± 0.86 c 0.44 ± 0.02 c 1.76 ± 0.23 b 1.5 ± 0.015 c
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± S.D., n = 6
  2. There was no significant difference between means have the same letter in the same column