Table 1: Body and liver weights and the length of large bowel of mice at wk 18.

Group no.TreatmentNo. of mice examinedBody wt (BW, g)Liver wt (g)Relative liver wt (g/100 g BW)Length of large bowel (cm)

1AOM/DSS20
2AOM/DSS/50 ppm crocin20
3AOM/DSS/100 ppm crocin20
4AOM/DSS/200 ppm crocin20
5200 ppm crocin10
6None10

aMean ± SD.