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Table 3 Biochemical parameters 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
Total protein (g/dL)4.4 ± 0.34.5 ± 0.34.8 ± 0.24.3 ± 0.2
Tryglicerides (mg/dL)90.0 ± 23.682.4 ± 43.0606.7 ± 334.1 a455.2 ± 113.9 a c
Cholesterol (mg/dL)80.0 ± 4.675.2 ± 18.2114.2 ± 19.2 a66.1 ± 9.2 b
HDL-c (mg/dL)58.9 ± 6.849.4 ± 7.962.4 ± 9.658.3 ± 28.6
Non-HDL-c (mg/dL)22.3 ± 8.835.8 ± 10.752.4 ± 21.5 a29.6 ± 5.7 b
ALT (U/l)79.0 ± 8.863.2 ± 21.9171.4 ± 94.7 a91.3 ± 28.6 b
AST (U/l)171.6 ± 17.3136.2 ± 21.6375.4 ± 193.8 a159.5 ± 37.8 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. cp < 0.05 compared with treated control group (ANOVA followed by Student-Newman-Keuls test)
  4. bp < 0.05 compared with the diabetic group (ANOVA followed by Student-Newman-Keuls test)