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Table 3 Serum profile

From: Recombinant Lactobacillus plantarum expressing and secreting heterologous oxalate decarboxylase prevents renal calcium oxalate stone deposition in experimental rats

Parametersα Group I (n = 6) Group II Group III Group IV Group V
Total Protein (mg/dl) 7.71 ± 0.45 6.24 ± 0.49a* 6.63 ± 0.48a* 6.34 ± 0.33a* 6.46 ± 0.41a*
Uric acid (mg/dl) 4.52 ± 0.33 6.61 ± 0.15a* 5.91 ± 0.25a* 4.35 ± 0.22b* c* 5.06 ± 0.35b* c*
Calcium (mg/dl) 12.46 ± 1.27 11.38 ± 1.18 10.95 ± 1.25 10.83 ± 0.92 10.81 ± 1.36
BUN/ Creatinine ratio 37.52 ± 1.30 41.04 ± 1.68a* 40.04 ± 0.54a* 34.61 ± 1.46b* c* 36.35 ± 1.19b* c*
CRP (μg/ml) 43.35 ± 2.18 59.72 ± 2.49a* 61.92 ± 2.37a* 50.75 ± 2.01a* b* c* 53.73 ± 2.74a* b* c*
  1. α Data are expressed as mean ± SD. Comparisons are made against Group I (Control)a , Group II (lithiatic control)b and Group III (Non-recombinant strain)c.
  2. a*b* and c* indicates the mean value is significant at p < 0.05 against group I, II and III correspondingly. n = 6 rats each group.