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Table 2 Analytical parameters in the three experimental groups

From: Hepatoprotection and neuroprotection induced by low doses of IGF-II in aging rats

  Young controls (yCO) (n = 8) Untreated old rats (O) (n = 8) Old rats treated with IGF-II (O+IGF-II) (n = 8)
Total Proteins (g/L) 56.33 ± 0.47 63.08 ± 1.23a 67.83 ± 0.48a
Glucose (mmol/L) 4.10 ± 0.41 5.49 ± 0.22b 5.44 ± 0.19b
HOMA 1.17 ± 0.45 5.95 ± 1.55c 3.05 ± 0.56bd
ALT (U/L) 25.93 ± 1.14 26.41 ± 2.47 30.33 ± 2.61
AST (U/L) 99.84 ± 5.60 86.26 ± 5.41 108.33 ± 5.91
  1. Values are expressed as ± SEM. ALT, Alanine transaminase; AST, aspartate transaminase
  2. a P < 0.001 vs yCO
  3. b P < 0.05 vs yCO
  4. c P < 0.01 vs yCO
  5. d P < 0.05 vs O