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Table 3 The effect of polyphenolic lotus root extract on serum parameters in db/d b mice.

From: Polyphenolic extract of lotus root (edible rhizome of Nelumbo nucifera) alleviates hepatic steatosis in obese diabetic db/db mice

  Control Lotus polyphenol
Triglyceride (mg/dL) 99.8 ± 9.1 106 ± 14
Cholesterol (mg/dL) 166 ± 15 182 ± 10
ALP (IU/L) 40.3 ± 5.5 30.7 ± 2.9
GPT (IU/L) 110 ± 17 91.5 ± 4.6
  1. The values are expressed as the mean ± standard error for six mice.
  2. GPT, glutamic pyruvic transaminase; ALP, alkaline phosphatase.