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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 5 The potency of methanolic extract of rhizomes of Sorghum halepense (L.) Pers to normalize the level of ALT, ALP, AST and total bilirubin in serum

From: Sorghum halepense (L.) Pers rhizomes inhibitory potential against diabetes and free radicals

  ALT (μmol/L) ALP (μmol/L) Total bilirubin (μmol/L) AST (μmol/L)
Normal control 145 ± 1.9 217 ± 2.86 1.09 ± 0.27 65.0 ± 3.16
Diabetic control 236 ± 3.4 416 ± 3.7 1.96 ± 0.38 107.0 ± 4.62
Glibenclamide (10 mg) 158 ± 2.9 a 298 ± 5.72 a 1.22 ± 0.08 a 96.4 ± 2.41 a
Extract (150 mg) 153 ± 3.8 a 285 ± 4.93 a 1.14 ± 0.21 a 86.8 ± 3.35 a
Extract (300 mg) 147 ± 3.6 a 224 ± 4.45 a 1.00 ± 0.16 a 68.4 ± 3.36 a
  1. Represented the data (n = 5) as Mean ± SD, a shows significance at P < 0.001 (Dunnett’s-test), the normal group was compared with untreated group and in turn its comparison was made with extract treated group and standard