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Table. 2 Effects of crocin treatment (6.25–100 mg/kg) on body weight, absolute and relative testis weights

From: The protective effect of crocin on cisplatin-induced testicular impairment in rats

Groups Body weight (g) Testis weight (g) Relative testis weight(testis weight /body weight)*100
Control 201.62 ± 7.97 1.23 ± 0.10 0.61 ± 0.06
CIS (7 mg/kg) 187.98 ± 4.59*** 0.65 ± 0.05*** 0.35 ± 0.02***
CIS + CR6.25 mg/kg 186.00 ± 6.26*** 0.73 ± 0.10*** 0.39 ± 0.05***
CIS + CR25 mg/kg 185.38 ± 2.13*** 0.70 ± 0.09*** 0.38 ± 0.05***
CIS + CR100 mg/kg 195.40 ± 4.75# 0.94 ± 0.09**,### 0.48 ± 0.04***,###
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± standard deviation (n = 10). CIS: cisplatin; CR: crocin; CIS + CR6.25-100: cisplatin (7 mg/kg) injected groups treated with 6.25–100 mg/kg crocin. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01 and ***p < 0.001 in comparison with the normal control group. #p < 0.05, ##p < 0.01 and ###p < 0.001 in comparison with the CIS group