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Table 4 Morphometric analysis of the sciatic nerve at the end of the 8th week

From: Protective effects of methanolic extract of Juglans regia L. leaf on streptozotocin-induced diabetic peripheral neuropathy in rats

Experimental Groups Axon density (N/mm2) Fiber area (μm2) G ratio (axon diameter/fiber diameter)
Vehicle 27.67 ± 8.59 6563 ± 2366 0.37 ± 0.05
STZ 34.40 ± 18.00 4703 ± 1651* 0.44 ± 0.07*
Preventive 38.53 ± 8.79 5716 ± 1868*** 0.35 ± 0.06**
Curative 32.80 ± 7.62 6012 ± 2323** 0.36 ± 0.08**
GRL 28.67 ± 8.59 6463 ± 2360 0.38 ± 0.05
  1. Data are represented in Mean ± SD of 7 rats/group
  2. * p < 0.001 versus vehicle and GRL group
  3. ** p < 0.001 versus STZ group
  4. *** p < 0.05 versus STZ group by one-way ANOVA followed by Tukey′s post-hoc tests