Standardized extract of Ficus deltoidea stimulates insulin secretion and blocks hepatic glucose production by regulating the expression of glucose-metabolic genes in streptozitocin-induced diabetic rats

@inproceedings{Farsi2014StandardizedEO,
  title={Standardized extract of Ficus deltoidea stimulates insulin secretion and blocks hepatic glucose production by regulating the expression of glucose-metabolic genes in streptozitocin-induced diabetic rats},
  author={Elham Farsi and Mariam Ahmad and Sook Yee Hor and Mohamed B. Khadeer Ahamed and Mun Fei Yam and Mohd. Zaini Asmawi},
  booktitle={BMC complementary and alternative medicine},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Recently, there has been increasing interest in Ficus deltoidea Jack. (Moraceae) due to its chemical composition and the potential health benefits. The present study was undertaken to investigate the effect of extracts of F. deltoidea leaves on diabetes. METHODS The petroleum ether, chloroform and methanol extracts of F. deltoidea were prepared and subjected to standardization using preliminary phytochemical and HPLC analysis. Dose selection was made on the basis of acute oral… CONTINUE READING
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