Table 1

Effects of SWCNTs on biochemical indicators of rat liver function
Group AST (g/L) ALB (g/L) ALT (g/L) ALP (g/L) TP (g/L) TC (μmol/L)
Control 156.9 ± 39.0 49.8 ± 14.9 49.0 ± 9.4 427.2 ± 57.9 82.2 ± 5.4 1.95 ± 0.34
SWCNTs-L 125.1 ± 16.7a 42.0 ± 1.3 50.8 ± 5.4 374.5 ± 81.5 78.3 ± 2.6 1.68 ± 0.15
SWCNTs-M 127.6 ± 12.5 39.9 ± 1.4 53.7 ± 9.1 345.5 ± 90.1 75.9 ± 1.4a 1.83 ± 0.14
SWCNTs-H 129.9 ± 18.9 39.2 ± 1.5b 51.2 ± 9.6 317.8 ± 41.2a 71.8 ± 4.4a,b 1.59 ± 0.18a

AST, aspartate aminotransferase; ALB, albumin; ALT, alanine aminotransferase; ALP, alkaline phosphatase; TP, total protein; TC, total cholesterol. aCompared with the control group, p < 0.05. bCompared with the SWCNTs-L group, p < 0.05.

Lin et al.

Lin et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:236   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-236

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