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Antidiabetic and hypolipidemic activities of ethanolic leaf extract and fractions of Carpolobia lutea

  title={Antidiabetic and hypolipidemic activities of ethanolic leaf extract and fractions of Carpolobia lutea},
  author={M. Akpan and J. Okokon and E. Akpan},
Evaluation of antidiabetic and hypolipidemic activities of ethanolic leaf extract of Carpolobia lutea (245,490 and 735 mg/kg b.w.p.o) were carried out in alloxaninduced diabetic albino rats after a single dose (acute study) and after prolonged treatment(chronic study). The activity of the extract was compared with that of referenced drug,glibenclamide (10 mg/kg bw.p.o).The blood glucose level(BGL) was measured by using a glucometer and the various lipids level were estimated using Randox… Expand

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