The flavonoid-rich fraction of Coreopsis tinctoria promotes glucose tolerance regain through pancreatic function recovery in streptozotocin-induced glucose-intolerant rats.

@article{Dias2010TheFF,
  title={The flavonoid-rich fraction of Coreopsis tinctoria promotes glucose tolerance regain through pancreatic function recovery in streptozotocin-induced glucose-intolerant rats.},
  author={Teresa C. M. Dias and Maria Ros{\'a}rio Bronze and Peter John Houghton and Helder Dias Mota-Filipe and Alexandra Paulo},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2010},
  volume={132 2},
  pages={483-90}
}
AIM OF THE STUDY Infusions of Coreopsis tinctoria Nutt. flowering tops have been used traditionally in Portugal to control hyperglycaemia and a previous study revealed that daily administration of the infusion during a 3-week period promoted the recovery of glucose tolerance by a mechanism different from inhibition of glucose absorption and direct promotion of insulin secretion. We know report the study of the ethyl acetate fraction of Coreopsis tinctoria flowers infusion aiming to confirm… CONTINUE READING
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