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Table 2 Effect of LPME on FSH, LH, testosterone, prolactin and estradiol in rat

From: Protective effects of Launaea procumbens on rat testis damage by CCl4

Treatment FSH (mg/dl) LH (mg/dl) Testosterone (mg/dl) Prolactin (mg/dl) Estradiol (mg/dl)
Control 10.3 +/− 0.65++ 32 +/− 1.12++ 47.8 +/− 2.6++ 14 +/− 1.42++ 24.5 +/− 2.65++
3 ml/kg CCl4 4.9 +/− 0.82** 14.8 +/− 2.51** 25.7 +/− 3.6** 33.6 +/− 2.6** 60.3 +/− 2.8**
100 mg/kg LPME + CCl4 9.1 +/− 0.54++ 31.9 +/− 3.04++ 42.0 +/− 2.09++ 16.0 +/− 2.02++ 30.5.3 +/− 3.5++
200 mg/kg LPME + CCl4 11.5 +/− 0.57++ 31.4 +/− 2.87++ 44.5 +/− 3.50**++ 16.5 +/− 3.21*++ 32.4 +/− 2.8++
200 mg/kg LPME alone 11.5 +/− 0.58++ 33.3 +/− 3.12++ 46.5 +/− 4.20++ 13.50 +/− 1.51++ 23.6 +/− 1.67++
  1. Mean ± SE (n = 6 number).
  2. *, ** indicate significance from the control group at P < 0.05 and P < 0.01 probability level.
  3. ++ indicate significance from the CCl4 group at P < 0.01 probability level.