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Table 5 Evaluation of the hepatotoxic effect of the plant extracts on the biochemical parameters with twice daily oral administration in mice

From: Impact of phenolic composition on hepatoprotective and antioxidant effects of four desert medicinal plants

  Control F. indica Z hamiense C. procera S. imbricata
ALT 290.1 ± 54.0 350.2 ± 113.6 155.3 ± 65.5 211.0 ± 35.8 253.3 ± 24.0
AST 850.0 ± 63.2 800.0 ± 235.8 520.3 ± 220.0 404.2 ± 37.2b 653.3 ± 78.8
ALP 180.0 ± 20.3 113.3 ± 16.7a 105.6 ± 15.4a 98.2 ± 9.3b 60.0 ± 23.1b
CAT kU/g protein 462.0 ± 21.1 461.6 ± 14.9 428.750 ± 10.3 413.950 ± 11.4 486.3 ± 18.0
GSH-Px U/g protein 1.3 ± 0.1 1.3 ± 0.05 1.3 ± 0.07 1.6 ± 0.06 1.31 ± 0.14
SOD μg/g protein 34.6 ± 2.9 35.5 ± 2.7 32.8 ± 1.1 35.5 ± 1.4 32.1 ± 1.4
TBARS (nmol/g prot.) 0.49 ± 0.02 0.39 ± .03 0.046 ± 0.03 0.038 ± 0.02 0.035 ± 0.4
  1. aSignificant difference (p < 0.05) compared to control group; bSignificant difference (p < 0.01) compared to control group