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Table 1 BALF measurements following intratracheal in rat after different treatment conditions

From: Boswellic acids extract attenuates pulmonary fibrosis induced by bleomycin and oxidative stress from gamma irradiation in rats

Groups LDH(U/l) Protein (μg/ml)
Control 20.3 ± 1.04 81.4 ± 18.38
b 0.005 0.05
c 0.01 0.0001
BA 22.5 ± 3.64 99.6 ± 11.95
a 0.01 NS
b 0.0001 NS
c 0.01 0.0001
IR 28.3 ± 4.50 163.3 ± 32.22
a NS 0.005
c NS 0.05
BA+IR 38.1 ± 7.62 109.2 ± 15.59
a 0.05 NS
b NS NS
c NS 0.0005
BL 137.2 ± 68.94 424.5 ± 32.91
a NS 0.0001
b NS 0.005
BA+BL 41.2 ± 5.37 150.3 ± 20.61
a 0.025 0.05
b NS NS
c NS 0.005
BL+IR 155.5 ± 67.90 411.2 ± 27.37
a NS 0.0001
b NS 0.005
c NS NS
BA+BL+IR 43.7 ± 7.79 201 ± 22.17
a 0.05 0.01
b NS NS
c NS 0.005
  1. Each value represents mean ± SD.
  2. a: Significant difference from Control
  3. b: Significant difference from Irradiation group (IR)
  4. c: Significant difference from BL group (BL)
  5. NS: no significance