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Research Article

Effect of Antimicrobial Peptide, Nisin, on the Reproductive Functions of Rats

Table 5

Effect of oral exposure of Nisin (50 mg/kg/day) on serum biochemical profiles in male rats. Each value is the mean ± S.D. of five observations. No significant difference was observed between both the groups.

ParameterControlTreated

Total protein (g %)5.17 ± 0.405.34 ± 0.63
Albumin (gm %)1.21 ± 0.191.30 ± 0.28
Blood urea nitrogen (mg %)12.17 ± 0.9413.01 ± 1.86
Creatinine (mg %)0.63 ± 0.100.71 ± 0.05
Glucose (mg %)87.00 ± 4.1490.32 ± 5.06
Uric acid (mg %)2.11 ± 0.272.32 ± 0.30
Calcium (mg %)7.87 ± 0.918.01 ± 1.07
Phosphorus (mg %)3.07 ± 0.203.17 ± 0.19
Sodium (meq/L)123.03 ± 12.11121.18 ± 9.34
Potassium (meq/L)3.11 ± 0.233.03 ± 0.18
Chloride (meq/L)81.94 ± 7.0383.15 ± 7.07
Alanine amino transferase ( 𝜇 Mol of pyruvate formed/mg protein/hr)108.04 ± 3.531.16.23 ± 1.94
Asparate amino transferase ( 𝜇 Mol of pyruvate formed/mg protein/hr)77.01.94 ± 9.0376.32 ± 7.14
Total cholesterol (mg %)99.04 ± 2.8797.61 ± 2.58

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