Table 2: Effect of hydroalcoholic and methanolic extracts of Operculina turpethum on mucin activity of gastric juice in aspirin + PL induced ulcers.

Groups Hexose ( g/mL) Hexosamine ( g/mL) Sialic acid ( g/mL) Fucose ( g/mL) Total carbohydrates ( g/mL)

Group I 919.00 ± 18.68 243.04 ± 4.94 69.54 ± 0.67 97.77 ± 1.33 1266.06 ± 39.90
Group II 521.70 ± 9.52 a*138.72 ± 2.53 a*28.34 ± 0.27 a*93.62 ± 1.70 723.00 ± 14.69 a*
Group III 719.04 ± 9.82 a*b*166.50 ± 2.27 a*b*37.70 ± 0.36 a*b@99.70 ± 2.02 933.72 ± 18.98 a*b*
Group IV 860.64 ± 8.31 a@ b*c*252.07 ± 2.43 b*c*68.87 ± 0.94 b*c*100.50 ± 0.97 b@1274.20 ± 17.40 b*c*
Group V 736.84 ± 7.11 a*b*200.44 ± 1.93 a*b*c*55.96 ± 0.76 a*b*c*99.97 ± 0.96 b@1109.38 ± 15.15 a*b*c*
Group VI 877.97 ± 11.99 b*c*258.90 ± 2.50 a@ b*c*71.82 ± 3.64 b*c*101.34 ± 1.38 b@1285.27 ± 17.56 b*c*
Group VII 670.14 ± 6.47 a*b*c@187.19 ± 1.80 a*b*c*50.09 ± 0.67 a*b*c*98.83 ± 0.95 1075.39 ± 10.38 a*b*c#

The following values are expressed as mean ± SEM of 6 animals.
Comparisons were made between.
a: Group I versus II, III, IV, V, VI, and VII.
b: Group II versus III, IV, V, VI, and VII.
c: Group III versus V and VII.
Symbols represent statistical significance: * , # , @ .