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Table 2 Effect of hydroalcholic extract of N. sativa on blood glucose 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From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: Protective and antidiabetic effects of extract from Nigella sativa on blood glucose concentrations against streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic in rats: an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* Blood glucose
   Day 1 Day 16 Day 32
 1 Control 131.4 ± 2.3 132.4 ± 3.2 123.6 ± 4.9
 2 STZ 464.2 ± 43.5 a 480.6 ± 35.3 a 565.4 ± 30.9 a
 3 STZ+ NS 5 mg/kg b.w 428.8 ± 35.9 a 361 ± 36 b 323.2 ± 32.2 b
 4 STZ+ NS 10 mg/kg b.w 435.4 ± 50.7 a 475.8 ± 36.2 c 513.2 ± 42.7 c
 5 STZ+ NS 20 mg/kg b.w 446.2 ± 41.1 a 482 ± 28.5 c 517.6 ± 27.3 c
  1. * Values are means ± SD (n5). a p 0.001 comparison to control; b p 0.01 comparison to STZ; c not significant comparison to STZ. The data were analyzed using One-way-ANOVA analysis and Tukey’s post hoc test.