TABLE 3

Clinical parameters of experimental groups

GroupsBody weight (g)Blood glucose (mmol/l)Urine glucoseUrine ketones
Control mice26.19 ± 3.236.38 ± 0.55
Diabetic mice21.76 ± 2.52*24.13 ± 2.81*+++Occasional trace
Diabetic-siRNA mice20.42 ± 2.38*23.73 ± 2.32*+++Occasional trace
Control rats403.34 ± 21.525.87 ± 0.52
Diabetic rats327.17 ± 18.34*23.76 ± 2.83*+++Occasional trace
  • Data are means ± SE.

  • *

    * Significantly (P < 0.05) different from the corresponding control group. +++, high positive; —, negative.