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American Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  Year: 2013 | Volume: 3 | Issue: 1 | Page No.: 151-158
DOI: 10.3923/ajbmb.2013.151.158
Antidiabetic Effects of Camel Milk in Streptozotocin-induced Diabetic Rats
Amjad Ali Khan, Mohammad A. Alzohairy and Abdelmarouf H. Mohieldein

Abstract:
This study was conducted to analyse the possible antidiabetic effects of camel milk in streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic rats by assaying liver and kidney clinical function parameters. Administration of streptozotocin (55 mg kg-1 b.wt.) to the experimental groups of rats resulted in marked detectable changes. The rats were fed daily with fresh camel milk by feeding bottles for 30 days. The effects of camel milk on blood glucose, serum proteins, urea, uric acid, creatinine, lipid profile and the activities of diagnostic marker enzymes of liver function and Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP) were examined in the plasma/serum of control and experimental groups of rats. Camel milk feeding to diabetic rats significantly reduces the levels of blood glucose, urea, uric acid and creatinine and increases the activities of albumin, albumin/globulin ratio and restores all liver function marker enzymes and lipid profile to near control levels. The present study shows that feeding of camel milk to diabetic rats has antihyperglycemic effects and consequently may alleviate liver and renal damage associated with streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.
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How to cite this article:

Amjad Ali Khan, Mohammad A. Alzohairy and Abdelmarouf H. Mohieldein, 2013. Antidiabetic Effects of Camel Milk in Streptozotocin-induced Diabetic Rats. American Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 3: 151-158.

DOI: 10.3923/ajbmb.2013.151.158

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=ajbmb.2013.151.158

 
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