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Table 1 Effect of ethyl acetate fraction of Trichosanthes cucumerina Linn. on pH, gastric juice volume, free acidity and total acidity

From: The gastroprotective effect of ethyl acetate fraction of hot water extract of Trichosanthes cucumerina Linn and its underlying mechanisms

Groups pH Gastric juice volume (mL) Free acidity (mol L) Total acidity (mol L)
Control (1 mL of distilled water) 3.2 ± 0.4 3.4 ± 0.2 0.048 ± 2.7 × 10−3 0.079 ± 3.2 × 10−3
75 mg/kg of ethyl acetate fraction 6.1 ± 0.6* 3.5 ± 0.4 0.026 ± 2.0 × 10–3* 0.041 ± 3.2 × 10–3*
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± S.E.M., n = 8
  2. *Significant when compared to the control; P ≤ 0.05