Effects of Alisma canaliculatum Butanol Fraction with Vitamin E on Glycogen, Lipid Levels, and Lipid Peroxidation in Streptozotocin-induced Diabetic Rats

택사 butanol 분획물과 vitamin E의 투여가 streptozotocin 유발 당뇨 흰쥐의 글리코겐, 지질함량 및 지질과산화에 미치는 영향

  • Han, Hye-Kyoung (Department of Food and Nutrition, College of Natural Sciences, Duksung Women's University)
  • 한혜경 (덕성여자대학교 자연과학대학 식품영양학과)
  • Published : 2004.06.30


This study was designed to investigate the effect of a butanol (BuOH) fraction of Alisma canaliculatum (Ac) with/without vitamin E (VE) on glycogen, lipid levels and oxidative stress in streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic rats. Sprague-Dawley rats were divided into 5 groups: normal, STZ-control, and 3 diabetic experimental groups. Diabetes was induced by injection of STZ (45 mg) into the tail vein. The BuOH fraction of Ac and VE were administrated orally in rats for 21 days: Ac group (400 mg), Ac-VE group (Ac 400 mg & vitamin E 10 mg) and VE group (10 mg). Liver and muscle glycogen levels decrease in STZ-control group versus normal group and these alteration in glycogen levels were prevented Ac-VE group and VE group. Oral administration of Ac or VE resulted in reduction in liver cholesterol. Liver triglycerides were significantly higher in the VE group than in STZ-control group. Liver malondialdehyde (MDA) was increase in STZ-control group compared to normal group, but that of Ac group and Ac-VE group were similar to normal group. Meanwhile MDA in kidney, lung and pancreas were not significantly different among five groups. Ac-VE group increase lung protein that were significantly higher than diabetic control rats. These results suggest that the VE could increase glycogen and triglyceride levels and BuOH fraction of Ac decrease MDA of liver in the diabetic rats. The use of Ac together with VE did not show better control hyperglycemia-induced oxidative stress.


butanol fraction of Alisma canaliculatum;vitamin E;diabetic rats;glycogen;lipid peroxidation


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