Effects of Mung Bean (Phaseolus aureus L.) Supplementation on BUN and Hepatic Functional Enzyme Activities in Streptozotocin -induced Diabetic Rats

녹두(Phaseolus aureus L.) 급여가 당뇨성 흰쥐의 BUN 및 간 기능 효소 활성에 미치는 영향

  • Bark, Si-Woo (Department of Food Science and Technology, Pusan National University) ;
  • Kim, Han-Soo (Department of Food Science and Technology, Pusan National University)
  • 박시우 (부산대학교 식품공학과) ;
  • 김한수 (부산대학교 식품공학과)
  • Received : 2020.02.02
  • Accepted : 2020.02.26
  • Published : 2020.04.30


The purpose of this study was to investigate the improvement effect of mung bean (Phaseolus aureus L.) on the hepatic functional enzyme and catalase activity of streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic rats. Sprague-Dawley (SD) male rats were divided into four groups (n=6), and fed experimental diets containing mung bean meal [basal diet+5% mung bean (BM), basal diet+STZ+5% mung bean (SM)], and control (Basal Diet, BD), BS groups (basal diet+STZ). Serum concentrations of Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN) and creatinine were significantly decreased (p<0.05) by 5% mung bean supplementation diet. The activities of aspartate transaminase (AST), alanine transaminase (ALT), akaline phosphatase (ALP), lactate dehydrogenase (LDH), amylase and lipase were decreased in the BD, BM and SM group than BS group. The catalase (CAT) activity was significantly increased (p<0.05) in mung bean supplementation diet (BM, SM group) than diabetic group (BS). In vivo experiments with diabetic rats showed that ingestion of mung bean supplementation diet were effective in BUN concentration, and hepatic functional enzyme activities.


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