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Table 1 Biochemical parameters in experimental animals at 11 weeks

From: Curcumin ameliorates macrophage infiltration by inhibiting NF-κB activation and proinflammatory cytokines in streptozotocin induced-diabetic nephropathy

  C (n= 5) D (n= 5) Cur (n= 5)
Body weight (BW) (g) 539.5 ± 19.24 325.8 ± 15.88* 341.5 ± 15.11
Kidney weight (KW) (g) 1.5 ± 0.04 1.94 ± 0.11* 1.65 ± 0.11
KW/BW ratio × 1000 2.78 ± 0.05 5.94 ± 0.12* 4.83 ± 0.19#
Plasma creatinine (mg/dL) 0.55 ± 0.02 1.06 ± 0.13* 0.69 ± 0.03#
CCr (mL/min) 3.8 ± 0.9 0.81 ± 0.08* 3.61 ± 0.48#
BUN (mg/dL) 22.63 ± 0.95 38.05 ± 1.8* 30.58 ± 2.2#
  1. BUN: blood urea nitrogen, CCr: creatinine clearance, KW/BW: ratio of kidney weight to body weight
  2. Results are presented as the mean ± SEM
  3. • *p < 0.05 vs. C
  4. • #p < 0.05 vs. D