Table 4: Effect of BR extract on the liver tissue homogenate level of MMP-2, MMP-9, and TIMP-1 from the rats at the end of the experiment.

GroupMMP-2 (ng/mL)MMP-9 (ng/mL)TIMP-1 (ng/mL)

Normal control
Cirrhosis control
Reference control
Low dose B. rotunda
High dose B. rotunda

MMP-2: matrix metalloproteinase-2, MMP-9: matrix metalloproteinase-9, TIMP-1: metalloproteinase inhibitor-1. Data are expressed as mean ± SEM. Means among groups ( rats/group) show significant difference. compared to cirrhosis group. ** compared with normal group.