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Table 5 In situ evaluation of the effect of SCG and MCG on liver treated with SCG and MCG post CCl4 -induced hepatotoxicity

From: Hepatoprotective and antioxidant effects of single clove garlic against CCl4-induced hepatic damage in rabbits

  C T TS TM
Cellular inflammation ــ +++ ++ ++
  0.0 4.25 ± 2.63a** 2.25 ± 0.96 2.50 ± 1.29
Necrosis ــ ++++ ++ ++
  0.0 5.25 ± 2.06*** 2.25 ± 0.50b* 2.75 ± 0.96b*
Congestion + ++++ ++ ++
  1.25 ± 0.50 36.12 ± 15.45a*** 20.50 ± 5.75 18.25 ± 2.5
Ballooned hepatocytes + ++++ +++ +++
  3.25 ± 1.89 39.50 ± 5.45a**** 22.50 ± 8.96b** 26.0 ± 5.1 b*
Vasodilation + ++++ ++ ++
  1.75 ± 0.50 6.0 ± 2.16a** 2.50 ± 1.29b* 2.75 ± 1.71b*
Steatosis ــ ++++ ++ ++
  0.0 22 ± 8.49a*** 6.5 ± 3.11b** 8.5 ± 4.51b*
  1. Results presented are means ± SD; (n = 6)
  2. C Normal control, T CCl4, TS CCl4 + SCG, TM CCl4 + MCG
  3. Damages graded as follows: -, absent; +, trace (1–25%); ++, mild (25–50%); +++, moderate (50–75%); ++++, severe (75–100%)
  4. * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.001; **** p < 0.0001
  5. avs C group; bvs T group