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Table 1 Body weight, liver weight and food intake in rats treated with ginsenosides against CCl 4 -induced liver damage

From: Ginseng extract and ginsenoside Rb1 attenuate carbon tetrachloride-induced liver fibrosis in rats

  Control CCl4 GE Rb1
Initial body weight (g) 240 ± 8a 233 ± 12a 236 ± 14a 239 ± 15a
Final body weight (g) 478 ± 23b 427 ± 25a 433 ± 38a 448 ± 37a
Weight gain (g) 238 ± 22b 194 ± 23a 208 ± 34a 209 ± 30a
Total liver weight (g) 15.9 ± 2.5a 17.5 ± 1.5a 17.3 ± 3.8a 16.4 ± 1.8a
Relative liver weight (g/kg) 33.2 ± 4.8a 41.1 ± 3.4c 39.7 ± 5.8bc 36.7 ± 3.4ab
Food intake (g/d) 26.5 ± 1.6a 25.3 ± 1.0a 25.2 ± 1.2a 25.4 ± 1.2a
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD (n =10). Values not sharing the same superscript differ significantly (p <0.05) within the same row.