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Table 1 Study timeline; we predicted 20 months to carry out the present study

From: The effect of total anthocyanin-base standardized (Cornus mas L.) fruit extract on liver function, tumor necrosis factor α, malondealdehyde, and adiponectin in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver: a study protocol for a double-blind randomized clinical trial

Description of research activity Duration (month)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
Reviewing the literature and writing the proposal *                        
Preparing the total anthocyanin-base standardized (Cornus mas L.) fruit extract and the placebo   * * *                     
Standardizing the extract based on the total anthocyanin      *                    
Selecting the participants       * * * * * *              
Collecting data, conducting the intervention and assessments             * * *           
Entering the data into SPSS and conducting the statistical analysis                * * *        
Providing the final reports                   * * *     
  1. The symbol * represents the start and end time of each research activity in study timeline