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Table 2 Effect of silymarin and Ginkgo biloba extract on ALT, AST and GGT activities in the sera of rats of different experimental groups

From: The chemopreventive effect of Ginkgo biloba and Silybum marianum extracts on hepatocarcinogenesis in rats

Groups ALT(U/L) AST(U/L) GGT(U/L)
Control 23.05 ± 1.68 62.47 ± 3.65 31.68 ± 4.38
NDEA 75.20 ± 1.52 a 101.22 ± 2.66 a 87.84 ± 10.45 a
Pre S.m 41.43 ± 1.13 b 82.27 ± 1.54 b 53.02 ± 4.77 b
Pre G.b 36.09 ± 1.24 b 81.62 ± 3.05 b 53.29 ± 7.68 b
Post S.m 53.55 ± 2.48 b,c 92.23 ± 6.24 b,c 68.03 ± 5.36 b,c
Post G.b 46.97 ± 2.09 b,d 95.47 ± 3.71 b,d 68.27 ± 8.39 b,d
  1. Results are given as mean ± S.D. for 6 rats. Pre S.m= Pretreated silymarin, Pre G.b= Pretreated EGb, Post S.m= Posttreated silymarin, Post G.b= Posttreated EGb. a: significantly different from control group at p ≤ 0.05. b: significantly different from NDEA group at p ≤ 0.05. c: significantly different from Pre S.m group at p ≤ 0.05. d: significantly different from Pre G.b group at p ≤ 0.05.