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Table 1 Initial body weight, final body weight, body weight gain, liver index and spleen index in differente experimental groups

From: Protective effects of extracts from Pomegranate peels and seeds on liver fibrosis induced by carbon tetrachloride in rats

Groups Body weight (g) Body weight gain (g) Liver index (%) Spleen index (%)
Initial Final
Sham 180.41 ± 14.31 321.50 ± 18.49 141.09 ± 12.72 2.75 ± 0.42 0.25 ± 0.035
CCl4 179.66 ± 10.10 272.40 ± 21.03 92.74 ± 18.61* 5.97 ± 0.49* 0.50 ± 0.055*
CCl4 + EPP 180.82 ± 9.28 308.22 ± 19.44 128.30 ± 24.50# 3.58 ± 0.63# 0.36 ± 0.055#
CCl4 + EPS 184.00 ± 10.98 309.10 ± 20.72 125.10 ± 22.09# 3.55 ± 0.55# 0.35 ± 0.039#
  1. EPP (150 mg/kg) and EPS (100 mg/kg) were administered orally for 4 weeks. The values are expressed as the mean ± S.D. (n = 10).*P < 0.05, compared with the sham group, #P < 0.05, compared with the CCl4 group