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Research Article

Protective Effects of Lemon Juice on Alcohol-Induced Liver Injury in Mice

Table 1

Effects of lemon juice on the levels of several biochemical parameters.

ParametersControlModelLLLMLH

AST (U/L)103 ± 10.45136.53 ± 19.94117.88 ± 15.37113.5 ± 7.798.85 ± 10.94#
ALT (U/L)40.5 ± 3.8954.32 ± 4.7654.05 ± 7.1841.32 ± 6.25#34.68 ± 2.71#
Serum TG (nmol/L)0.4 ± 0.061.01 ± 0.121.09 ± 0.041.03 ± 0.050.82 ± 0.08#
Liver TG (mmol/g prot)0.07 ± 0.010.1 ± 0.020.09 ± 0.010.07 ± 0.01#0.06 ± 0.01#
Lipid peroxidation (nmol MDA equivalent/mg prot)0.64 ± 0.141.26 ± 0.220.88 ± 0.12#0.84 ± 0.15#0.72 ± 0.13#
SOD (U/mg prot)89.6 ± 3.4297.51 ± 3.9685.27 ± 5.57#83 ± 9.28#81.03 ± 6.65#
CAT (U/mg prot)6.55 ± 0.416.29 ± 0.395.55 ± 0.64#5.47 ± 0.28#5.17 ± 0.51#

Note. Control: normal group; Model: alcohol group; LL: alcohol and low dose of lemon juice group; LM: alcohol and medium dose of lemon juice group; LH: alcohol and high dose of lemon juice group. means the levels of the parameters in the model group were significantly () different from that of the control group. # means the levels of the parameters in the treatment group were significantly () different from that of the model group.

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