Table 2 Shows the effects of butanolic fraction of BC extract on blood electrolytes levels of normal and fructose-fed, STZ-induced in male Wistar rats
TreatmentHCO3+Na+K+CICa2+
Control23.0 ± 1.16141.3 ± 2.734.6 ± 0.18105.0 ± 1.158.9 ± 0.87
HFSTZ24.7 ± 1.45139.3 ± 1.204.9 ± 0.18101.7 ± 2.968.6 ± 0.75
HFSTZ +
  BFBC (20)21.3 ± 1.86140.3 ± 0.884.4 ± 0.44102.7 ± 0.888.8 ± 0.38
  BFBC (200)21.7 ± 0.67144.3 ± 1.534.8 ± 0.12104.0 ± 0.589.3 ± 0.29
  BFBC (400)20.7 ± 1.76144.0 ± 2.005.0 ± 0.09104.7 ± 1.339.5 ± 0.31
  GLIB (0.07)22.0 ± 0.58139.7 ± 2.334.6 ± 0.47104.7 ± 2.338.6 ± 0.93
  GLIB+ BFBC (200)18.7 ± 1.45143.3 ± 1.865.0 ± 0.24106.00 ± 1.008.8 ± 0.03
  • Results are represented as mean ± S.E.M.; n=6. Abbreviations: Ca, calcium ion; Cl, chloride ion; HCO, bicarbonate ion; HFSTZ, high-fructose STZ; K, potassium ion; Na, sodium ion.