The glucosidase enzyme which is located in the small intestine in the brush

The glucosidase enzyme which is located in the small

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glucose-lowering medications. The glucosidase enzyme which is located in the small intestine (in the brush border) is responsible for the absorption of monosaccharides and the breakdown of carbohydrates. Although AGIs delay the absorption of ingested carbohydrates, they do not prevent their absorption. As a result, the postprandial glucose and insulin peaks is reduced. According to Bothon et al. (2013), testing the a-glucosidase inhibitory effect of the project plants might help to understand their mechanisms of action. Kwon et al. (2006), also affirms that the consumption of inhibitors from constituents in the diet could be an effective therapy for managing postprandial hyperglycemia. Importantly, the natural consumption of inhibitors has minimal side effects compared to traditional treatments with drugs such as acarbose.
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Methodology and Result 7 For the current time of this project 8 extract of Barbeya oleoides (sample 4, leaves part). The a-glucosidase inhibitory activity of the extract of 8 different solvent were tested. Sample Mean (% inhibition) SD Percentage of error Hexane Chloroform Ethylacetate acetone Methanol Hot water Ethanol 60 % Cold water Chloroform, acetone, methanol, water and 60% ethanol showing the higher inhibitory effect . Reference List
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Methodology and Result 8 Bothon, F.T., Debiton, E., Avlessi, F., Forestier, C., Teulade, J.C. and Sohounhloue, D.K., 2013. In vitro biological effects of two anti-diabetic medicinal plants used in Benin as folk medicine. BMC complementary and alternative medicine , 13 (1), p.51. CBD. 2002. Saudi Arabia -Status and Trends of Biodiversity [Online]. Available at: <; [Accessed 17 November 2017]. Kwon, Y.I.I., Vattem, D.A. and Shetty, K., 2006. Evaluation of clonal herbs of Lamiaceae species for management of diabetes and hypertension. Asia pacific journal of clinical nutrition , 15 (1), pp.107-118. Yuan, T., Wan, C., Liu, K. and Seeram, N.P., 2012. New maplexins F–I and phenolic glycosides from red maple (Acer rubrum) bark. Tetrahedron , 68 (4), pp.959-964.
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