Antihyperglycemic and Antihyperlipidemic of Karala (Momordica charantia) Fruits in Streptozotocin Induced Diabetic Rats

@article{Hossain2012AntihyperglycemicAA,
  title={Antihyperglycemic and Antihyperlipidemic of Karala (Momordica charantia) Fruits in Streptozotocin Induced Diabetic Rats},
  author={M. Hossain and M. Mostofa and D. Debnath and A. Alam and Z. Yasmin and Nf Moitry},
  journal={Journal of Environmental Science and Natural Resources},
  year={2012},
  volume={5},
  pages={29-37}
}
To investigate the antihyperglycemic and antihyperlipidemic effect of Momordica charantia (Karala), the aqueous extract of the Karala fruit was tested on streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic rats. Thirty six albino rats were used in the experiment, 30 diabetic and the remaining six as negative control (T 1 ). Diabetes was induced by administering (injecting) STZ at dose of 55mg/kg body weight. Thirty diabetic animals were randomly divided into five groups such as diabetic control group (T2… Expand
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