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Table 1 (A and B) Percentage of body weight gain of rats in acute and sub-acute oral toxicity tests at each week

From: Acute and sub-acute oral toxicity of Dracaena cinnabari resin methanol extract in rats

A Acute oral toxicity
  Sex Control DC 300 mg/kg DC 2000 mg/kg   P value
 0 day (g) F (n = 3) 235.33 ± 5.03 250.00 ± 8.54 249.67 ± 9.61  
 Week 1 (%) F (n = 3) 5.82 ± 1.44 4.92 ± 1.62 4.15 ± 0.37   0.340
 Week 2 (%) F (n = 3) 8.65 ± 1.96 8.53 ± 1.59 7.37 ± 1.17   0.586
B Sub-acute oral toxicity  
  Sex Control DC 500 mg/kg DC 1000 mg/kg DC 1500 mg P value
 0 day (g) M (n = 5) 232.00 ± 4.70 223.40 ± 5.22 226.40 ± 5.13 229.80 ± 3.96
F (n = 5) 247.20 ± 6.14 233.40 ± 2.70 228.60 ± 8.02 232.20 ± 2.56
 Week 1 (%) M (n = 5) 8.28 ± 0.91 8.56 ± 0.79 8.11 ± 1.15 8.61 ± 1.28 0.853
F (n = 5) 5.03 ± 2.44 4.71 ± 1.09 5.44 ± 1.71 5.50 ± 2.21 0.907
 Week 2 (%) M (n = 5) 16.73 ± 1.03 16.37 ± 1.19 16.78 ± 0.83 16.09 ± 1.87 0.811
F (n = 5) 7.53 ± 3.21 7.62 ± 2.09 7.27 ± 2.59 8.49 ± 2.30 0.889
 Week 3 (%) M (n = 5) 24.25 ± 2.13 24.17 ± 1.09 23.69 ± 1.64 23.48 ± 2.00 0.881
F (n = 5) 11.42 ± 2.77 10.44 ± 2.82 10.55 ± 2.64 12.30 ± 3.20 .0715
 Week 4 (%) M (n = 5) 29.34 ± 2.70 28.55 ± 1.60 29.71 ± 2.08 29.75 ± 4.94 0.920
F (n = 5) 13.83 ± 2.76 13.18 ± 2.24 13.36 ± 3.05 15.23 ± 2.94 0.649
  1. Values expressed as a mean ± standard deviation. Sex (male, M and female, F)
  2. *p-value less than 0.05, (p < 0.05) significant value