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  1. Atangwho I, Yin K, Umar M, Ahmad M, Asmawi M. Vernonia amygdalina simultaneously suppresses gluconeogenesis and potentiates glucose oxidation via the pentose phosphate pathway in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2014;14:426 pubmed publisher
  2. Al Hindi B, Yusoff N, Atangwho I, Ahmad M, Asmawi M, Yam M. A Soxhlet Extract of Gongronema latifolium Retains Moderate Blood Glucose Lowering Effect and Produces Structural Recovery in the Pancreas of STZ-Induced Diabetic Rats. Med Sci (Basel). 2016;4: pubmed publisher
    ..Despite retaining moderate antidiabetic activity, Soxhlet extraction of Gongronema latifolium probably leads to the destruction of active heat-liable compounds. ..
  3. Egbung G, Atangwho I, Odey O, Ndiodimma V. The Lipid Lowering and Cardioprotective Effects of Vernonia calvoana Ethanol Extract in Acetaminophen-Treated Rats. Medicines (Basel). 2017;4: pubmed publisher
    ..001) increase in high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) relative to the controls. Conclusions: Data from our study suggest that ethanol leaf extract of VC possesses probable hypolipidemic and cardioprotective effects. ..
  4. Atangwho I, Egbung G, Ahmad M, Yam M, Asmawi M. Antioxidant versus anti-diabetic properties of leaves from Vernonia amygdalina Del. growing in Malaysia. Food Chem. 2013;141:3428-34 pubmed publisher
    ..5%) and serum (21.4%) glucose-lowering effects (P<0.05). GC-MS analysis of the chloroform extract revealed high levels of linoleic acid (4.72%), ?-linolenic acid (10.8%) and phytols (12.0%), as well as other compounds...