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Table 3 Organ weights of rats administered orally with MA for a period of 28 days

From: Assessment of acute and sub-chronic neurotoxicity of Morus alba L. fruits in rodents

Treatment Dose (mg/kg, p.o.) Organ weight(gm)
Liver Lungs Brain Heart Spleen Kidney Testis/ovary
L R L R
Control ---- Female 6.56 ± 0.30 0.73 ± 0.08 1.98 ± 0.06 1.33 ± 0.05 0.73 ± 0.05 0.83 ± 0.05 0.76 ± 0.05 1.26 ± 0.15 1.26 ± 0.05
MA 100 5.33 ± 0.25 0.63 ± 0.05 1.90 ± 0.06 1.27 ± 0.15 0.72 ± 0.26 0.83 ± 0.20 0.66 ± 0.20 1.33 ± 0.20 1.26 ± 0.20
MA 300 5.33 ± 0.28 0.82 ± 0.19 1.92 ± 0.13 1.33 ± 0.11 0.86 ± 0.15 0.76 ± 0.15 0.80 ± 0.26 1.34 ± 0.17 1.36 ± 0.07
MA 1000 5.51 ± 0.27 0.86 ± 0.25 1.86 ± 0.12 1.23 ± 0.13 0.83 ± 0.11 0.81 ± 0.22 0.73 ± 0.15 1.36 ± 0.21 1.37 ± 0.04
Control ---- Male 6.26 ± 0.15 0.74 ± 0.05 2.13 ± 0.01 1.13 ± 0.28 0.56 ± 0.05 0.79 ± 0.25 0.72 ± 0.24 1.27 0.18 1.28 ± 0.13
MA 100 5.16 ± 0.37 0.67 ± 0.58 2.06 ± 0.07 1.15 ± 0.05 0.62 ± 0.16 0.77 ± 0.17 0.67 ± 0.05 1.29 ± 0.24 1.24 ± 0.11
MA 300 5.17 ± 0.39 0.65 ± 0.17 2.04 ± 0.06 1.19 ± 0.67 0.66 ± 0.15 0.69 ± 0.23 0.73 ± 0.16 1.37 ± 0.22 1.32 ± 0.23
MA 1000 5.34 ± 0.36 0.83 ± 0.20 2.13 ± 0.08 1.07 ± 0.14 0.56 ± 0.37 0.87 ± 0.06 0.85 ± 0.17 1.36 ± 0.16 1.36 ± 0.29
  1. n = 6. Values are mean ± SD. There was no significant change in food consumption of rats during treatment