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Table 2 Relative organ weight of control and diabetic rats treated or not with Hancornia speciosa aqueous extract (400 mg/kg) during 21 days

From: A treatment with a boiled aqueous extract of Hancornia speciosa Gomes leaves improves the metabolic status of streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

 Groups
ControlTreated ControlDiabeticTreated Diabetic
Heart (g/100 g)0.33 ± 0.020.39 ± 0.050.50 ± 0.07 a0.35 ± 0.02 a b
Liver (g/100 g)3.22 ± 0.293.36 ± 0.234.87 ± 0.37 a3.61 ± 0.40 a b
Spleen (g/100 g)0.22 ± 0.040.22 ± 0.010.29 ± 0.03 a0.24 ± 0.02 a b
Right kidney (g/100 g)0.32 ± 0.040.36 ± 0.030.54 ± 0.04 a0.44 ± 0.04 a b
Left kidney (g/100 g)0.33 ± 0.050.33 ± 0.020.54 ± 0.04 a0.41 ± 0.04 a b
  1. Data are shown as mean ± standard deviation (SD)
  2. ap < 0.05 compared with the control group (ANOVA followed by Student-Newman-Keuls test)
  3. bp < 0.05 compared with the diabetic group (ANOVA followed by Student-Newman-Keuls test)