Table 3: Effect of BME and VTE on dry granulation tissue, protein, hydroxyproline, hexosamine, and hexuronic acid content.

Oral treatment
(mg/kg, od × 10 day)
Dry tissue
mg/100 g bw
Protein
mg/g dry tissue
Connective tissue parameters
Hydroxyproline
g/mg protein
Hexosamine
g/mg protein
Hexuronic Acid
g/mg protein

Control 0.5% CMC71.2 ± 3.80244.1 ± 14.4145.7 ± 12.686.6 ± 7.0220.8 ± 3.94
BME 2585.0 ± 3.70a288.4 ± 10.3a204.2 ± 9.44b122.1 ± 7.70b52.6 ± 2.90c
VTE 20092.2 ± 2.0c295.5 ± 17.0a191.1 ± 11.2b126.2 ± 8.97b46.0 ± 2.86c

values are mean ± SEM of 6 rats in each group. a , b , and c compared to respective control group (statistical analysis was done by one-way analysis of variance followed by Dunnett’s test for multiple comparisons).