Effect of APS on Hormones Regulating Blood Glucose in Active Rats

Yuhui Zhu


The paper aims to discuss the influence of Astragalus Polysacharin (APS) on hormones regulating blood glucose in active rats. The experiment was conducted to detect the plasma insulin and glucagon concentrations in swimming rats in different states. The result of the experiment showed that the ASP-injected rat group had higher plasma insulin and glucagon concentration, compared with that of the pure-water-drinking rat group (control group). After one-hour swimming, the APS-injected rat group had higher glucagon concentration than that of the control group (P<0.05); when just fatigued, the APS-injected group showed evidently higher plasma insulin concentration, compared with the control group (P<0.01). The conclusion is drawn that APS can enhance the release of plasma insulin and glucagon in active rats; promote their compatibility effect in the process of glycogen synthesis and storage, hence increasing glycogen reserves. It can delay fatigue caused by hypoglycemia, and accelerate physical recovery from exercise-induced fatigue.


APS; Insulin; Glucagon; Rats

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/j.ans.1715787020130604.2889

DOI (PDF): http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/g5391


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