Hypoglycemic activity of Hemidesmus indicus R. Br. on streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

  title={Hypoglycemic activity of Hemidesmus indicus R. Br. on streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats},
  author={Mahalingam Gayathri and Krishnan Kannabiran},
  booktitle={International journal of diabetes in developing countries},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the antidiabetic activity of an aqueous extract of the roots of Hemidesmus indicus on blood glucose, serum electrolytes, serum marker enzymes, liver microsomal P-450 enzymes, and lipid peroxidation in the liver and kidney of streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS Effect of H. indicus extract on blood glucose was studied with fed, fasted and glucose-loaded diabetic and nondiabetic rat models. The effect of the extract on serum electrolytes, serum… CONTINUE READING
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