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Table 2 Effect of hydroethanolic extract of Cassia spectabilis leaves on the levels of serum proteins and bilirubin in DF-treated rats

From: Influence of hydroethanolic extract of Cassia spectabilis leaves on diclofenac-induced oxidative stress and hepatorenal damage in Wistar rats

Treatment groups Serum proteins and bilirubin levels as markers of liver injuries in rats
T-proteins (g/L) Albumin (g/L) Globulins (g/L) T-bilirubin (µmol/L) D-bilirubin (µmol/L)
1. Normal control 77.2 ± 1.09 38.7 ± 0.44 38.5 ± 0.85 9.8 ± 0.46 3.5 ± 0.19
2. DF control 56.6 ± 0.68a 23.1 ± 0.62a 33.6 ± 1.30a 38.0 ± 0.74a 24.2 ± 1.06a
3. DF + 100 CSE 63.8 ± 0.32ab 27.7 ± 0.26ab 36.1 ± 0.28ab 28.1 ± 0.74ab 14.4 ± 0.50ab
4. DF + 300 CSE 60.6 ± 0.32ab 24.8 ± 0.17ab 35.7 ± 0.38a 32.9 ± 0.13ab 17.8 ± 0.21ab
5. DF + 500 CSE 72.1 ± 0.58ab 34.7 ± 0.50ab 37.4 ± 0.84b 18.7 ± 0.45ab 6.8 ± 0.57ab
  1. Values are Mean ± SEM, n = 6
  2. DF diclofenac sodium, T total, D direct, CSE hydroethanolic extract of Cassia spectabilis leaf (mg/kg body weight)
  3. aSignificantly different from the normal control (p < 0.05)
  4. bSignificantly different from the diclofenac control (p < 0.05)