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Table 1 Effect of Scoparia dulcis on blood glucose and plasma insulin in normal and experimental rats

From: Protective role of Scoparia dulcis plant extract on brain antioxidant status and lipidperoxidation in STZ diabetic male Wistar rats

Groups Fasting blood glucose (mg/dl) Plasma insulin (μu/ml)
Normal 84 ± 4a 12 ± 1a
Normal + SPEt (200 mg/kg) 77 ± 3a 15 ± 1b
Diabetic control 270 ± 15b 4 ± 0.3c
Diabetic + SPEt (200 mg/kg) 98 ± 3c 11 ± 4d
Diabetic + Glibenclamide (600 μg/kg) 114 ± 9d 9 ± 0.5e
  1. Values are given as mean ± SD from 6 rats in each group.
  2. Values not sharing a common superscript letter differ significantly at p < 0.05 (DMRT); Duncan Procedure; Ranges for the level: 2.95, 3.09, 3.20, 3.22.