Research Article | Volume: 3, Issue: 4, Supplement: 1, May, 2013

Antioxidant Status and Organ Function in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Rats treated with Aqueous, Methanolic and Petroleum Ether Extracts of Ocimum basilicum leaf

Ugwu MN. Umar IA. Utu-Baku AB. Dasofunjo K. Ukpanukpong RU. Yakubu OE. Okafor AI   

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Published:  May 12, 2013

DOI: 10.7324/JAPS.2013.34.S14
Abstract

The effects of various extracts of Ocimum basilicum leaf on biochemical indices of organ damage and oxidative stress status of streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats were examined. Oral administration of 200mg/kg of aqueous, methanolic and petroleum ether extracts of the leaf for 35 days resulted in a significant (P


Keyword:     Ocimum basilicum Oxidative stres


Citation:

Ugwu, MN., Umar, IA., Utu-Baku, AB., Dasofunjo, K., Ukpanukpong, RU., Yakubu, OE., Ebong PE., Antioxidant Status and Organ Function in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Rats treated with Aqueous, Methanolic and Petroleum Ether Extracts of Ocimum basilicum leaf. J App Pharm Sci, 2013; 3 (4 Suppl 1): S75-S79.

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