ea0019p116 | Diabetes, Metabolism and Cardiovascular | SFEBES2009
, Mapanga RF
, Tufts MA
, Oyedeji OO
, Shode FO
We have previously attributed the hypoglycaemic effects of Syzygium cordatum leaf extract to crude ethyl acetate extract solubles (EAS) containing triterpenoid compounds. The present study was designed to isolate and characterize triterpene components EAS and investigate the antihyperglycaemic effects alone or in combination with insulin in non-diabetic and streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic rats. EAS soluble extracts were obtained after defatting the S. cordatum<...