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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 3 Number of micronucleated polychromatic erythrocytes (MPE) per 1000 red cells

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

GroupgenderMPE per 1000 red cells
Positive groupMale31.6 ± 2.1*
Female25.3 ± 4.0*
Negative groupMale5.5 ± 1.0
Female3.8 ± 1.0
PPSB extract
(3.0 g/kg) group
Male5.4 ± 0.9
Female5.3 ± 0.6
  1. The data are expressed as mean ± S.D. (n = 5). Asterisks (*) indicate significant differences (p ≤ 0.05 with respect to the PPSB extract group. The positive group received cyclophosphamide, 50 mg/kg. The negative group received saline