José A. Guerrero-Analco

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The CH(2)Cl(2)-MeOH (1:1) extract of the leaves of Hintonia standleyana and H. latiflora caused significant decrease in blood glucose levels in both normal and streptozotozin (STZ)-induced diabetic rats when compared with vehicle-treated groups (p < 0.05). These extracts were not toxic to mice according to the Lorke criteria. From the hypoglycemic extract(More)
Oral administration of a MeOH-CH(2)Cl(2) (1:1) extract of the stem bark of Hintonia standleyana (HSE) produced a dose-dependent antinociceptive effect when tested in mice using the writhing (150-750 mg/kg) and the hot-plate (150-600 mg/kg) models. From the active extract 3-O-beta-d-glucopyranosyl-23,24-dihydrocucurbitacin F (GDHCF),(More)
Mountain ash (Sorbus decora and S. americana) is used by the Cree Nation of the James Bay region of Quebec (Eeyou Istchee) as traditional medicine. Its potential as an antidiabetic medicine is thought to vary across its geographical range, yet little is known about the factors that affect its antioxidant capacity. Here, we examined metabolite gene(More)
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