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Table 1 Effect of hydroalcholic extract of N. sativa on body weight in STZ-induced diabetic rats

From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: Protective and antidiabetic effects of extract from Nigella sativa on blood glucose concentrations against streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic in rats: an experimental study with histopathological evaluation

Groups Treatment groups* Body weight
   Day 1 Day 16 Day 32
 1 Control 197.4 ± 4.9 201 ± 5.6 c 204.4 ± 5.7
 2 STZ 195.6 ± 6.4 182.4 ± 6.3 a 168.8 ± 7.4 a
 3 STZ+ NS 5 mg/kg b.w 198.4 ± 3.6 192.2 ± 3.3 b d 185.2 ± 5.1 a c
 4 STZ+ NS 10 mg/kg b.w 197.6 ± 24 185.8 ± 2.8 a e 176.2 ± 3.1 a e
 5 STZ+ NS 20 mg/kg b.w 196 ± 3.3 183 ± 22 a e 170.8 ± 1.9 a e
  1. * Values are means ± SD (n5). a p 0.001 comparison to control; b p 0.01 comparison to control; c p 0.001 comparison to STZ; d p 0.05 comparison to STZ; e not significant comparison to STZ. The data were analyzed using One-way-ANOVA analysis and Tukey’s post hoc test.