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Table 1 Effects of PME in testosterone-induced mice model (X ± SD, n = 12)

From: Abstracts from the 2nd International Symposium on Phytochemicals in Medicine and Food (2-ISPMF)

Group Dose (mg/kg) Weight (g) Prostate wet weight (g) Prostate index (%) VEGF b-FGF TGF-β1
Sham   40.5 ± 5.4 0.100 ± 0.016 0.25 ± 0.04* 22.1 ± 5.94** 36.1 ± 13.56* 15.6 ± 5.65
BPH Model   38.0 ± 5.2 0.123 ± 0.056 0.32 ± 0.12 31.1 ± 9.92 48.1 ± 16.61 12.2 ± 4.84
PME 20 39.2 ± 3.9 0.100 ± 0.028 0.25 ± 0.06 26.3 ± 6.23 50.9 ± 14.7 13.9 ± 4.61
  60 36.0 ± 4.0 0.102 ± 0.021 0.28 ± 0.05 27.5 ± 9.68 44.1 ± 13.5 17.4 ± 5.97*
  180 39.2 ± 3.9 0.089 ± 0.029* 0.23 ± 0.03* 21.7 ± 7.63** 38.5 ± 11.2 22.5 ± 6.63**
Prostat 29.6 39.0 ± 5.7 0.088 ± 0.028* 0.23 ± 0.06* 22.3 ± 6.54** 42.9 ± 11.15 18.3 ± 6.87**
  1. Significantly different (* p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01) as compared with BPH model group