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Table 5 Effect of LPME on thyroid weight, relative thyroid weight and % DNA damages

From: Effect of Launaea procumbens on thyroid glands lipid peroxidation and hormonal dysfunction: a randomized control trial

Treatment % DNA fragmentation Thyroid. weight (g) Relative thyroid weight (% to body weight)
Control 3.8 ± 2.3 ++ 55.3 ± 2.7++ 0.55 ± 0.02++
DMSO + olive oil 3.9 ± 2.1++ 56.5 ± 2.2++ 0.56 ± 0.03++
20 mg/kg KBrO3 30.4 ± 2.0a 79.7 ± 2.9a 0.79 ± 0.09a
100 mg/kg LPME+ KBrO3 7.2 ± 1.8 ++ 67.8 ± 2.4++ 0.67 ± 0.04++
200 mg/kg LPME+ KBrO3 4.4 ± 3.8++ 57.3 ± 2.6++ 0.57 ± 0.06++
200 mg/kg LPME alone 3.7 ± 2.6++ 56.7 ± 2.2++ 0.56 ± 0.02++
  1. Mean ± SE (n = 6 number)
  2. aIndicate significance from the control group at P < 0.01 probability level
  3. ++ Indicate significance from the KBrO3 group at P < 0.01 probability level