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Research Article

Antioxidant and Hepatoprotective Effect of Aqueous Extract of Germinated and Fermented Mung Bean on Ethanol-Mediated Liver Damage

Table 1

Effect of mung bean extracts on serum ALT, AST, TG, and cholesterol in alcohol-induced acute liver toxicity in mice.

TreatmentALT (U/L)AST (U/L)TG (mmol/L)Cholesterol (mmol/L)

Normal untreated14.09 ± 1.5398.16 ± 1.991.48 ± 0.233.14 ± 0.39
50% EtOH (placebo)48.11 ± 1.78367.30 ± 1.102.37 ± 0.143.80 ± 0.20
50% EtOH + silybin (50 mg/kg)26.72 ± 1.20*171.70 ± 3.79*2.77 ± 0.164.20 ± 0.36
50% EtOH + mung bean (200 mg/kg)63.44 ± 2.73*294.50 ± 6.28*2.06 ± 0.22*3.28 ± 0.31*
50% EtOH + mung bean (1000 mg/kg)28.09 ± 1.32*234.19 ± 6.87*2.05 ± 0.44*3.29 ± 0.41*
50% EtOH + germinated
mung bean (200 mg/kg)
57.57 ± 3.60*308.61 ± 1.33*2.21 ± 0.06*3.40 ± 0.01*
50% EtOH + germinated
mung bean (1000 mg/kg)
26.34 ± 3.50*191.93 ± 1.51*1.84 ± 0.35*3.13 ± 0.06*
50% EtOH + fermented
mung bean (200 mg/kg)
56.26 ± 4.71*232.48 ± 1.52*2.26 ± 0.12*3.18 ± 0.21*
50% EtOH + fermented
mung bean (1000 mg/kg)
17.45 ± 1.88*110.77 ± 6.96*1.46 ± 0.76*2.91 ± 0.19*

Values are mean ± SEM of 8 animals each in a group and significantly different from the 50% EtOH (Placebo) (* ) by ANOVA and followed by Duncan's multiple range test.

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