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Table 3 Organ weights index of high fat and high cholesterol-fed experimental rats after 7 weeks

From: Effects of phenolic-rich extracts of Clinacanthus nutans on high fat and high cholesterol diet-induced insulin resistance

Organ index
  Liver Kidney Heart Brain Spleen Lung
NC 0.026 ± 0.001a 0.007 ± 0.001a 0.003 ± 0.002a 0.005 ± 0.000a 0.003 ± 0.001a 0.006 ± 0.001a
HFHC 0.059 ± 0.002b 0.005 ± 0.000b 0.003 ± 0.001a 0.005 ± 0.001a 0.003 ± 0.001a 0.005 ± 0.000a
STATIN 0.042 ± 0.005c 0.006 ± 0.001a 0.003 ± 0.001a 0.006 ± 0.001a 0.003 ± 0.000a 0.006 ± 0.001a
AL (H) 0.043 ± 0.004c 0.007 ± 0.001a 0.003 ± 0.001a 0.005 ± 0.001a 0.003 ± 0.001a 0.006 ± 0.001a
AL (M) 0.045 ± 0.004c 0.006 ± 0.001a,b 0.003 ± 0.001a 0.006 ± 0.001a 0.003 ± 0.000a 0.006 ± 0.001a
AL (L) 0.049 ± 0.003c 0.006 ± 0.000a 0.003 ± 0.001a 0.005 ± 0.000a 0.003 ± 0.001a 0.006 ± 0.001a
MULTI (H) 0.049 ± 0.004c 0.007 ± 0.001a 0.003 ± 0.000a 0.003 ± 0.002a 0.004 ± 0.001a 0.007 ± 0.001a
AML (M) 0.053 ± 0.006c 0.006 ± 0.001a,b 0.003 ± 0.001a 0.005 ± 0.001a 0.003 ± 0.001a 0.005 ± 0.001a
AML (L) 0.045 ± 0.003c 0.005 ± 0.003a,b 0.002 ± 0.001a 0.005 ± 0.000a 0.003 ± 0.000a 0.005 ± 0.001a
  1. Values are means ± SD, n = 7 rats/group. Different superscript letters in each column indicate statistical difference (p < 0.05) different according to Duncan’s multiple range test. Groupings are the same as Fig. 1