BioMed Research International / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Acute and Chronic Oral Toxicity of a Partially Purified Plaunotol Extract from Croton stellatopilosus Ohba

Table 2

Relative organ weight (g/1000 g of body weight) and body weight (g) of male rats receiving PPE for 6 months.

OrgansDose of PPE administered (mg/kg/day)
ControlTragacanth111105501100

Brain
Heart
Lung
Liver
Stomach
Spleen
Right kidney
Left kidney
Right testis
Left testis
Right adrenal
Left adrenal
Bladder
Initial body weight
Final body weight

The values are expressed as the mean ± SD.
Significantly different from water .
Significantly different from 0.5% tragacanth .
Died from feeding extract into respiratory tract.