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Table 3 (A and B) Relative organs weight (g%) of rats in acute and sub-acute oral toxicity tests

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
 Heart F (n = 3) 0.37 ± 0.02 0.35 ± 0.01 0.35 ± 0.03   0.422
 Liver F (n = 3) 2.58 ± 0.14 2.60 ± 0.12 2.50 ± 0.13   0.601
 Kidney F (n = 3) 0.70 ± 0.02 0.67 ± 0.03 0.68 ± 0.02   0.484
 Spleen F (n = 3) 0.18 ± 0.02 0.18 ± 0.02 0.18 ± 0.01   0.952
 Lung F (n = 3) 0.49 ± 0.01 0.48 ± 0.02 0.48 ± 0.02   0.874
B Sub-acute oral toxicity
  Sex Control DC 500 mg/kg DC 1000 mg/kg DC 1500 mg/kg P value
 Heart M (n = 5) 0.36 ± 0.02 0.35 ± 0.02 0.34 ± 0.02 0.34 ± 0.03 0.757
F (n = 5) 0.37 ± 0.02 0.37 ± 0.03 0.37 ± 0.02 0.38 ± 0.02 0.938
 Liver M (n = 5) 2.92 ± 0.15 2.81 ± 0.10 2.87 ± 0.17 2.92 ± 0.14 0.593
F (n = 5) 2.45 ± 0.09 2.38 ± 0.07 2.35 ± 0.05 2.43 ± 0.07 0.114
 Kidney M (n = 5) 0.75 ± 0.02 0.75 ± 0.03 0.76 ± 0.02 0.76 ± 0.03 0.930
F (n = 5) 0.69 ± 0.03 0.70 ± 0.02 0.70 ± 0.05 0.72 ± 0.04 0.639
 Spleen M (n = 5) 0.19 ± 0.02 0.19 ± 0.02 0.18 ± 0.03 0.19 ± 0.02 0.937
F (n = 5) 0.18 ± 0.02 0.18 ± 0.02 0.18 ± 0.02 0.19 ± 0.02 0.835
 Lung M (n = 5) 0.40 ± 0.02 0.40 ± 0.02 0.39 ± 0.02 0.42 ± 0.01 0.241
F (n = 5) 0.49 ± 0.02 0.48 ± 0.02 0.49 ± 0.01 0.50 ± 0.02 0.536
  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