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Table 2 Comparison of arteries relaxation in vitro between saline group and saline + curcumin group

From: Curcumin prevents strokes in stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive rats by improving vascular endothelial function

  Saline Saline + Curcumin P value
  Mean SEM N Mean SEM N
Relaxation (%) to actylcholine (Log[M])
 -9 2.80 0.66 5 3.20 0.86 5 0.72
 -8 6.00 1.00 5 8.60 1.33 5 0.16
 -7 8.80 1.07 5 13.40 1.44 5 0.03
 -6 15.80 1.07 5 30.20 4.13 5 0.01
 -5 25.00 2.17 5 47.60 3.83 5 0.00
Relaxation (%) to sodium nitroprusside (Log[M])
 -10 6.80 1.39 5 8.60 0.93 5 0.31
 -9 12.80 1.56 5 16.80 2.22 5 0.18
 -8 26.40 2.38 5 32.60 2.84 5 0.13
 -7 44.20 4.09 5 61.40 3.93 5 0.02
 -6 76.60 4.37 5 90.00 3.36 5 0.04
Contraction (mg) to phenylephrine (Log[M])
 -10 6.83 0.79 6 8.33 1.54 6 0.41
 -9 30.83 2.71 6 42.17 4.54 6 0.06
 -8 130.17 16.80 6 130.00 4.06 6 0.99
 -7 413.50 43.84 6 456.17 28.35 6 0.43
 -6 722.67 58.53 6 825.67 31.08 6 0.15
 -5 891.67 45.46 6 948.83 46.27 6 0.40