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Table 2 Effect of CMN on cyclosporine-induced Nitrite levels

From: Curcumin, a diferuloylmethane, attenuates cyclosporine-induced renal dysfunction and oxidative stress in rat kidneys

Variables Control CsA (20) CMN(15) CsA (20)+ CMN(5) CsA (20)+ CMN(10) CsA (20)+ CMN(15)
Serum Nitrite(μmol/ml) 62 ± 3.72 91.9 ± 50.6a 60 ± 3.15b 77 ± 4.55a,b 69 ± 8.75b 61 ± 3.05b
Tissue nitrite(μmol/mg) 103.518 ± 2.73 190.656 ± 7.97a 101.814 ± 2.27b 174.704 ± 4.01a,b 144.79 ± 3.01a,b 116.912 ± 2.27a,b
  1. Values are expressed mean ± mean. a = Statistical significant at P < 0.05 as compared to control, b = Statistical significant at P < 0.05 as compared to Cyclosporine (CsA)