Table 8

Effect of PN-M on charcoal-induced gut transit changes
Group Percentage of distance travelled by charcoal meal Percentage of inhibition of the propulsive effect (%)
Vehicle 74.57 ± 9.90 0
Atropine sulphate (5 mg/kg) 40.32 ± 4.25** 45.93
PN (250 mg/kg) 58.27 ± 11.20* 21.86
PN (500 mg/kg) 60.54 ± 8.17* 18.81

Data are means ± standard deviation (n = 6 per group). Values in the same column with superscript * are significantly different compared with control group (* p < 0.05; **p < 0.01).

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Kouitcheu et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2013 13:211   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-13-211

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