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Table 4 Comparison of body weight change among fractionated extract of A. africanus treated groups, at doses of 300 and 600 mg/kg body weight/day, and the control mice

From: Toxicological study of the butanol fractionated root extract of Asparagus africanus Lam., on some blood parameter and histopathology of liver and kidney in mice

Group Week 0
bwt (g)
Week 1
bwt (g)
Week 2
bwt (g)
Week 3
bwt (g)
Week 4
bwt (g)
Week 5
bwt (g)
Week 6
bwt (g)
G1 135.23 ± 2.31 144.18 ± 8.76 148.79 ± 11.79 156.28 ± 14.88 158.05 ± 32.20 154.93 ± 27.53 179.73 ± 16.17
G2 135.82 ± 1.37 158.97 ± 16.62 161.23 ± 16.12 162.81 ± 13.54 176.86 ± 15.29 173.11 ± 8.67 184.93 ± 13.33
G3 135.63 ± 3.52 162.29 ± 16.81 166.42 ± 18.99 171.05 ± 20.35 180.33 ± 27.41 180.01 ± 23.02 193.46 ± 21.56
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SEM; n = 12