Amelioration of hyperglycaemia and its associated complications by finger millet ( Eleusine coracana L.) seed coat matter in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.

@article{Shobana2010AmeliorationOH,
  title={Amelioration of hyperglycaemia and its associated complications by finger millet ( Eleusine coracana L.) seed coat matter in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.},
  author={Shanmugam Shobana and Mysore R Harsha and Kalpana Platel and Krishnapura Srinivasan and Nagappa Gurusiddappa Malleshi},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2010},
  volume={104 12},
  pages={1787-95}
}
Finger millet (Eleusine coracana) is extensively cultivated and consumed in India and Africa. The millet seed coat is a rich source of dietary fibre and phenolic compounds. The effect of feeding a diet containing 20% finger millet seed coat matter (SCM) was examined in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Diabetic rats maintained on the millet SCM diet (diabetic experimental (DE) group) for 6 weeks exhibited a lesser degree of fasting hyperglycaemia and partial reversal of abnormalities in… CONTINUE READING
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