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Research Article

In Vitro Antidiabetic Activity and Mechanism of Action of Brachylaena elliptica (Thunb.) DC

Figure 2

Effect of B. elliptica extract on glucose utilization in HepG2 hepatocytes. Cells were treated for 48 h in the presence or absence of varying concentration of the plant extract. Data expressed as mean ± SD (n = 4). indicates a significant increase relative to the untreated control (p < 0.05). (#) indicates a significant increase relative to the positive control (berberine) (p < 0.05). No significant increase relative to the metformin (positive control) was noted.

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