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Advances in Pharmacological Sciences
Volume 2012, Article ID 376429, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/376429
Research Article

Methanolic Root Extract of Rauwolfia serpentina Benth Improves the Glycemic, Antiatherogenic, and Cardioprotective Indices in Alloxan-Induced Diabetic Mice

1Department of Biochemistry, University of Karachi, Karachi 75270, Pakistan
2Quality Enhancement Cell, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi 74200, Pakistan

Received 20 July 2012; Revised 25 October 2012; Accepted 26 October 2012

Academic Editor: Owen L. Woodman

Copyright © 2012 Muhammad Bilal Azmi and Shamim A. Qureshi. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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