SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF LABORATORY ANIMAL SCIENCE, vol.31, no.2, pp.113-115, 2004 (SCI-Expanded)
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SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF LABORATORY ANIMAL SCIENCE
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
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A decoction extract of Rheum ribes roots was given orally and tested for hypoglycemic effect in healthy and in alloxan-diabetic mice. The results were compared with glibenclamide, a standard hypoglycemic agent, and control groups. It was found that the extract possesses a hypoglycemic effect in diabetic animals.