Antidiabetic and haematological effect of aqueous extract of stem bark of Afzelia africana (Smith) on streptozotocin-induced diabetic Wistar rats.

@article{Oyedemi2011AntidiabeticAH,
  title={Antidiabetic and haematological effect of aqueous extract of stem bark of Afzelia africana (Smith) on streptozotocin-induced diabetic Wistar rats.},
  author={Sunday O Oyedemi and Emmanuel Adekanmi Adewusi and Olayinka A Aiyegoro and David Ayinde Akinpelu},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of tropical biomedicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={1 5},
  pages={353-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the antidiabetic properties of aqueous extract of stem bark of Afzelia africana (A. africana) and its beneficial effect on haematological parameters in streptozotocin induced diabetic rats. METHODS A total of 30 rats including 24 diabetic and 6 normal rats were used for this study. Diabetes was induced in male Wistar rats by intraperitoneal injection of streptozotocin. After being confirmed diabetic, animals were orally treated with distilled water or extracts at 100… CONTINUE READING

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