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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 2 Weight of organs of male and female rats treated for 14 days with different amounts of PPSB extract

From: Carbohydrate digestive enzymes are inhibited by Poincianella pluviosa stem bark extract: relevance on type 2 diabetes treatment

 Weight (g) (mean ± SD)
 OrgansI
Control
II
2.0 g/kg
III
3.0 g/kg
IV
4.0 g/kg
V
5.0 g/kg
MaleSpleen0.63 ± 0.070.41 ± 0.080.58 ± 0.090.75 ± 0.110.61 ± 0.10
Heart0.57 ± 0.030.43 ± 0.030.47 ± 0.070.55 ± 0.020.53 ± 0.05
Liver5.72 ± 0.664.25 ± 0.514.67 ± 0.776.05 ± 0.725.75 ± 0.83
Lungs0.63 ± 0.090.68 ± 0.040.71 ± 0.060.74 ± 0.090.69 ± 0.10
Kidney1.57 ± 0.111.08 ± 0.091.20 ± 0.121.79 ± 0.171.51 ± 0.07
FemaleSpleen0.55 ± 0.070.57 ± 0.040.60 ± 0.100.56 ± 0.060.65 ± 0.09
Heart0.49 ± 0.060.78 ± 0.110.69 ± 0.110.46 ± 0.050.46 ± 0.05
Liver5.15 ± 0.365.81 ± 0.545.92 ± 0.985.76 ± 0.245.01 ± 0.64
Lungs0.68 ± 0.080.78 ± 0.070.65 ± 0.330.67 ± 0.100.74 ± 0.09
Kidney1.46 ± 0.141.93 ± 0.151.91 ± 0.321.31 ± 0.071.41 ± 0.18
  1. Mean values are not significantly different (p ≥ 0.05), n = 5