Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2015 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Protective Effect of Triptolide against Glomerular Mesangial Cell Proliferation and Glomerular Fibrosis in Rats Involves the TGF-β1/Smad Signaling Pathway

Table 2

Changes in the biochemical indicators of the groups.

Changes in the biochemical indicators of groupTime (week)24 h urine protein (mg/24 h)Urine nitrogen (mol/L)Creatinine (μmol/L)

Control group11.8 ± 0.245.38 ± 0.3533.68 ± 3.24
22.0 ± 0.415.32 ± 0.2132.45 ± 2.65
32.3 ± 0.385.49 ± 0.2831.88 ± 2.56
41.9 ± 0.545.56 ± 0.4835.27 ± 3.08

Model group18.3 ± 0.618.38 ± 0.3543.67 ± 3.05
219.3 ± 3.1811.32 ± 1.2152.46 ± 3.65
356.3 ± 10.3613.47 ± 2.0871.78 ± 4.56
4124.3 ± 13.4215.58 ± 3.4285.19 ± 6.08

Triptolide treatment group15.3 ± 0.526.39 ± 0.9539.68 ± 3.12
210.3 ± 2.788.32 ± 1.2142.45 ± 3.61
321.3 ± 5.2510.47 ± 1.4858.76 ± 4.56
448.3 ± 11.3211.58 ± 1.4269.21 ± 4.28

= 18–20. Note: when compared to the control group, ; when compared to the model group, ; when comparing the values at different time points in the same group, .