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Table 1 Effect of SACE on FSH, LH, testosterone, prolactin and estradiol in rat

From: Protective effects of Sonchus asper against KBrO3 induced lipid peroxidation in rats

Treatment FSH LH Testosterone Prolactin Estradiol
(mg/dl) (mg/dl) (mg/dl) (mg/dl) (mg/dl)
Control 21.5 ± 0.3++ 25 ± 1.72++ 47 ± 3.04++ 24.5 ± 2.5++ 41.0 ± 2.1++
20 mg/kg KBrO3 11.2 ± 0.2** 10.5 ± 0.71** 23 ± 2.7** 48.5 ± 2.7** 70.5 ± 3.0**
50 mg/kg Silymarin + KBrO3 19.1 ± 0.74++ 20.7 ± 2. 4++ 30.3 ± 3. 9**++ 23.5 ± 3.09**++ 51.3 ± 2.4++
100 mg/kg SACE + KBrO3 12.8 ± 0.12** 18.8 ± 2.04** 34.7 ± 2.53++ 30.7 ± 1.7**++ 53 ± 2.6**++
200 mg/kg SACE + KBrO3 19.2 ± 0.80++ 21 ± 1.85++ 36 ± 2.53++ 28.5 ± 1.51*++ 48.3 ± 3.01++
200 mg/kg SACE alone 24.0 ± 1.9++ 24.0 ± 1.62++ 45.7 ± 3.52++ 23.7 ± 1.0++ 40.0 ± 2.1++
  1. Mean ± SE (n = 6 number), *, ** indicate significance from the control group at P < 0.01 probability level, ++ indicate significance from the KBrO3 group at P < 0.01 probability level.