Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 3 Effect of rutin (RT) and/or ascorbic acid (AA) on kidney weight in high-cholesterol diet (HCD) fed rats following 6 weeks of supplementation

From: Gender difference following high cholesterol diet induced renal injury and the protective role of rutin and ascorbic acid combination in Wistar albino rats

Treatment (in rat chow) Kidney (g)/100 g body weight
  Male Female
Control 0.75 ± 0.07 0.69 ± 0.05
RT (0.2%) 0.71 ± 0.06 0.70 ± 0.04
AA (0.4%) 0.76 ± 0.04 0.74 ± 0.08
RT (0.1%) + AA (0.2%) 0.78 ± 0.04 0.70 ± 0.04
HCD (1% cholesterol + 0.5% cholic acid) 0.72 ± 0.04 0.73 ± 0.16
RT (0.2%) + HCD 0.72 ± 0.03 0.68 ± 0.04
AA (0.4%) + HCD 0.74 ± 0.07 0.72 ± 0.10
RT (0.1%) + AA (0.2%) + HCD 0.75 ± 0.07 0.74 ± 0.08
  1. Data were expressed as Mean ± S.D and analyzed using one-way ANOVA followed by Student Newman-Keuls method as post hoc test. Six rats were used in each group