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Table 3 Effect of feeding hyperlipidemic diet on experimental rats after 4 and 8 weeks

From: The influence of the extraction method on polyphenols, flavonoids composition and anti-hyperlipidemic properties of papaya leaves (Carica papaya Linn.)

Time Weight
Standard diet
(negative gp)
Hyperlipidemic diet
(average of four gps)
Zero time 132.60 ± 3.70 133.90 ± 3.50
4 weeks 145.20 ± 3.40 167.20 ± 4.60a
8 weeks 164.40 ± 4.20 194.80 ± 5.90a
  1. aSignificantly different from negative gp at P < 0.01
  2. All values: Mean ± S.E