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Table 4 Effect of SACE on testis weight, relative testis weight in rat

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

Treatment Tissue Relative testis %DNA
weight (g) Weight (g) Fragmentation
Control 6.03 ± 0.66++ 0.060 ± 0.0166++ 4.3 ± 0.0946++
20 mg/kg KBrO3 7.76 ± 0.504** 0.077 ± 0.0024** 14.0 ± 0.08**
50 mg/kg Silymarin + KBrO3 7.03 ± 0.008++ 0.035 ± 0.0018++ 6.0 ± 0.063++
100 mg/kg SACE + KBrO3 6.66 ± 0.26++ 0.066 ± 0.0073++ 8.6 ± 0.060**++
200 mg/kg SACE + KBrO3 6.27 ± 0.451++ 0.062 ± 0.0051++ 6.8 ± 0.01**++
200 mg/kg SACE alone 5.95 ± 0.189++ 0.03590.00189++ 4.33 ± 0.06++
  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.