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Table 2 Haemoglobin and tissue iron levels of mice administered Telfairia occidentalis extract or FeSO4.

From: Iron bioavailability from a tropical leafy vegetable in anaemic mice

  Control Telfairia occidentalis FeSO4
Hb (dL) 8.3 ± 0.7 10.2 ± 0.5 11.6 ± 1.1*
Ferritin (ng/ml) 41.0 ± 6.1 41.4 ± 8.1 38.8 ± 3.2
Serum iron (ng/dL) 457.3 ± 34.0 530.5 ± 42.2 612.3 ± 42.2
  1. Statistical significance is indicated relative to the control treatment group, ** P < 0.05. Data are shown as means ± SEM, n = 4 replicates, typical of two experiments.