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Table 5 Biochemical parameters determined in normal rats administered daily with the aqueous extract from Cissus sicyoides (AECS)

From: Hypoglycemic and anti-lipemic effects of the aqueous extract from Cissus sicyoides

Parameter Result Reference Values
Glucose (mg/dL) 88.5 ± 1.55 63.3 – 86.4
Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 54.3 ± 2.74 51.1 – 71.5
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 54.2 ± 0.87 42.9 – 64.4
AST (IU/L) 78.0 ± 4.46 72.6 – 105.8
ALT (IU/L) 29.4 ± 1.20 19.7 – 31.7
  1. Values are means ± SEM of 8 normal rats treated daily with 100 mg/kg, p.o., of AECS, for 7 days. In Reference Values, the intervals are means ± SD of 22 animals (male Wistar rats), from the Animal House of the Faculty of Medicine of Juazeiro do Norte – FMJ.