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Table 5 The morphometric analysis in experimental groups reflecting the pancreatic islets number and areas

From: Hypoglycemic and pancreatic protective effects of Portulaca oleracea extract in alloxan induced diabetic rats

  Group I
(Control)
Group II
(PO –Control)
Group III
(Diabetic group)
Group IV
(PO-diabetic)
The mean number of Pancreatic islets 2.9 ± 0.07 3.1 ± 0.06 a2.3 ± 0.08 a,b3.9 ± 0.09
The mean average of pancreatic islets area 159.9 μm ± 3.3 162.3 μm ± 3.5 a85.1 μm ± 3.4 a,b180.5 μm ± 4.8
  1. Values are presented as means ± SEM
  2. aValue significantly different vs. PO- control group or bfrom diabetic group, at P < 0.05