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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 1 Effect of Vitellaria paradoxa extract on the relative body weight in alloxan-induced diabetic rats

From: Antidiabetic and antioxidant potentials of Vitellaria paradoxa barks in alloxan-induced diabetic rats

Groups Body weight (g)
Week 0 Week 1 Week 2
Normal control 158.0 ± 4.3 169.6 ± 2.0 174.2 ± 2.7
Diabetic control 159.4 ± 6.5 159.0 ± 6.7* 156.0 ± 3.8***
Glibenclamide 2.5 mg/kg 149.0 ± 4.3 160.4 ± 7.8a 172.8 ± 5.0c
Extract 125 mg/kg 164.0 ± 8.3 169.6 ± 10.9 176.4 ± 9.0b
Extract 250 mg/kg 192.3 ± 13.4 249.0 ± 3.1 265.0 ± 3.6c
Extract 500 mg/kg 158.0 ± 4.4 166.4 ± 6.8 174.6 ± 8.3b
  1. Each value is expressed as mean ± S.E.M. (n = 5). **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001 significantly different when compared to the normal control group. ap < 0.05; bp < 0.01; cp < 0.001 significantly different when compared to the diabetic control group