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Table 3 The number of β cells per islet in the control and treatment groups

From: β-Cell protection and antidiabetic activities of Crassocephalum crepidioides (Asteraceae) Benth. S. Moore extract against alloxan-induced oxidative stress via regulation of apoptosis and reactive oxygen species (ROS)

Groups Number of β cells/ islet
Normal control 94.60 ± 6.02
Alloxan control 28.92## ± 2.13
Alloxan + Extract (150 mg/kg) 42.2* ± 3.31
Alloxan + Extract (300 mg/kg) 56.4** ± 4.01
  1. Values were represented as mean ± SD. ## p < 0.01 as compared with the control group;
  2. *p < 0.05 and **p < 0.01 as compared with the alloxan control group