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Table 2 Effect of methanolic leaf extract of D. pentandra on Alloxan induced diabetic Rats

From: Hepatoprotective, antihyperglycemic and antidiabetic effects of Dendrophthoe pentandra leaf extract in rats

Groups Serum glucose level (mg/dl)
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
Group I: Nondiabetic control 91.80 ± 1.02*** 102.06 ± 2.82*** 89.64 ± 0.78*** 99.00 ± 2.10*** 90.00 ± 1.56***
Group II: Diabetic control 209.70 ± 2.52 256.14 ± 1.86 308.88 ± 2.94 261.72 ± 1.92 322.74 ± 3.06
Group III: MET 50 mg/kg 224.28 ± 4.02 157.50 ± 1.86*** 99.54 ± 1.62*** 80.28 ± 0.84*** 76.68 ± 1.92***
Group IV: DPLME 400 mg/kg 125.28 ± 3.24*** 112.68 ± 2.28*** 104.40 ± 1.68*** 95.04 ± 1.14*** 77.40 ± 1.62***
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SEM values (n = 6). *** p < 0.001 denotes statistically very significant result for a group when it was compared with the control group (Group II)