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Table 2 Water intake (WI, ml/mouse/d), food intake (FI, g/mouse/d), body weight (BW, g/mouse), serum alanine aminotransferase activity (ALT, U/l), aspartate aminotransferase activity (AST, U/l) of non-diabetic mice (Non-DM), diabetic mice consumed normal diet (DM), 2% caffeic acid (CA) or ellagic acid (EA) at 1 and 12 week.

From: Anti-inflammatory and anti-coagulatory activities of caffeic acid and ellagic acid in cardiac tissue of diabetic mice

  Non-DM DM DM+CA DM+EA
WI     
   1 2.5 ± 0.4a 3.6 ± 0.7a 3.1 ± 0.4a 3.2 ± 0.5a
   12 3.0 ± 0.5a 7.9 ± 1.2c 5.6 ± 0.8b 6.0 ± 0.7b
FI     
   1 2.2 ± 0.6a 2.4 ± 0.5a 2.3 ± 0.7a 2.5 ± 0.6a
   12 3.1 ± 1.0a 7.2 ± 1.3c 5.8 ± 0.8b 6.1 ± 0.9b
BW     
   1 22.9 ± 1.2b 20.6 ± 1.0a 21.0 ± 1.3a 21.2 ± 0.8a
   12 29.7 ± 2.0d 11.5 ± 1.4a 16.2 ± 1.0c 14.7 ± 0.9b
ALT     
   1 52 ± 5a 54 ± 7a 50 ± 3a 55 ± 4a
   12 51 ± 6a 50 ± 5a 52 ± 7a 53 ± 5a
AST     
   1 75 ± 9a 72 ± 4a 77 ± 5a 70 ± 7a
   12 74 ± 6a 73 ± 8a 71 ± 5a 72 ± 4a
  1. Data are mean ± SD, n = 15.
  2. a-dMeans in a row without a common letter differ, p < 0.05.