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Table 2 Kidney functions assessment in the different studied rats’ groups

From: Role of mesenchymal stem cells and their culture medium in alleviating kidney injury in rats diabetic nephropathy

Studied groups (number of rats)Kidney function tests
Serum creatinine (mg/dl)Serum urea(mg/dl)
Control (n = 15)0.63 ± 0.0824.66 ± 2.86
DN (n = 15)2.17 ± 0.32a56.84 ± 4.68a
Fibroblast (n = 15)2.2 ± 0.23a60.13 ± 0.9a
AD-MSC (n = 15)1.05 ± 0.04b,c38.40 ± 1.09b,c
CM (n = 15)1.00 ± 0.02b,c35.23 ± 1.02b,c,d
F241.42511.12
P< 0.001P < 0.001
  1. One-way ANOVA, post hoc tests, P > 0.05 no significant differences, P < 0.05 significant differences, and P < 0.001 highly significant differences
  2. aSignificant difference vs control group
  3. bSignificant difference vs DN group
  4. cSignificant difference vs fibroblast group
  5. dSignificant difference vs AD-MSC group