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Hypoglycaemic effects of Parkia biglobosa (Jacq) Benth seed extract in glucose-loaded and NIDDM rats

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The antidiabetic potentials of the methanol extract of Parkia biglobosa seed (Mimosoideae), its chloroform, hexane, and mother liquor fractions were evaluated in glucose-loaded and alloxan-induced diabetic rats. The methanol extract of the seed exhibited a peak percentage decrease of 64% and 44.1% in blood glucose levels of the glucose-loaded and alloxan-induced diabetic rats respectively. The blood glucose lowering effect of the chloroform fraction (65.7%; p

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