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Table 2 Effect of M. charantia nanoparticles (50 mg/kg), M. charantia crude extract (100 mg/kg), silver nitrate (10 mg/kg) and metformin (100 mg/kg) on the glucose levels of the experimental rats

From: Momordica charantia nanoparticles promote mitochondria biogenesis in the pancreas of diabetic-induced rats: gene expression study

Fasting blood sugar levels of the rats on different days
Treatments Before STZ induction 72 h After STZ induction 6th day of treatment 11th day of treatment
D. control 97 ± 5.78 271 ± 1.17 261 ± 3.44a 258 ± 7.67a
Control 101 ± 2.4 98 ± 1.01 103 ± 6.12 89 ± 2.53
STZ + S.N (10 mg/kg) 88 ± 8.23 275 ± 5.50 195 ± 2.11b 170 ± 5.24b
STZ + M.C SNPs (50 mg/kg) 115 ± 1.04 277 ± 0.45 79 ± 3.46b 65 ± 1.73b
STZ + Metformin (100 mg/kg) 107 ± 4.27 271 ± 4.89 88 ± 6.43b 73 ± 1.01b
STZ + M.C (100 mg/kg) 101 ± 4.45 272 ± 1.57 108 ± 1.88b 84 ± 1.06b
  1. aStatistical difference to control (p < 0.05) while bstatistical difference to Diabetic control (p < 0.05). Results are expressed in mean ± SEM, n = 7