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Research Article

Beta-Glucan-Rich Extract from Pleurotus sajor-caju (Fr.) Singer Prevents Obesity and Oxidative Stress in C57BL/6J Mice Fed on a High-Fat Diet

Table 4

Effects of GE and metformin on liver enzymes in C57BL/6J mice fed on a high-fat diet or normal diet.

GroupsLiver enzymes (mmol/L)
Alanine transaminase
(ALT)
Aspartate transaminase
(AST)
Alkaline phosphate (ALP)G-glutamyl transferase (GGT)

ND <3
ND240 <3
HFD <3
HFD60 <3
HFD120 <3
HFD240 <3
HFDMET <3

GE concentrations were 60, 120, and 240 mg/kg/day. Metformin (MET) is used as positive control. Values expressed are means ± S.D of triplicate measurements. For same enzyme level with various treatment groups, superscripts in the different bar with different alphabets (a–c) were significantly different ( ). Superscripts with same alphabets were not significantly different between the treated groups ( ).

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