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Table 1 Effect of Momordica charantia extract on the serum insulin, cholesterol, triglyceride and total protein levels of alloxan diabetic rats

From: An experimental evaluation of the antidiabetic and antilipidemic properties of a standardized Momordica charantia fruit extract

Oral treatment Insulin μIU/ml (n = 6) Cholesterol mg% (n = 8) Triglycerides mg % (n = 8) Protein g% (n = 8)
  Mean ± SEM
Normal control 3.5 ± 0.4 78.8 ± 0.8 58.3 ± 0.4 7.7 ± 0.1
Diabetic control 1.6 ± 0.2# 109.6 ± 1.2# 117.1 ± 2.8# 6.0 ± 0.1#
MCE (150 mg/kg) 2.2 ± 0.3 92.2 ± 2.3a 100.3 ± 1.6a 7.1 ± 0.2a
MCE (300 mg/kg) 2.6 ± 0.3c 78.0 ± 1.6a 97.8 ± 2.6a 7.4 ± 0.4a
Glibenclamide (4 mg/kg) 2.7 ± 0.2a 81.5 ± 1.0a 93.2 ± 2.3a 7.5 ± 0.3a
  1. Significant difference of diabetic control from normal control : #P < 0.001
  2. Significant difference of treated groups from diabetic control on the corresponding days: aP < 0.001, cP < 0.01.