Table 2.

Effects of curcumin on PGE2 and 5 HETE

PGE2 and 5-HETE concentrations
2 g pre2 g post4 g pre4 g post
PGE-2 ACF1.1 ± 1.8*1.6 ± 1.83.4 ± 4.8*3.7 ± 3.2
PGE-2 NL mucosa2.1 ± 3.2*2.7 ± 3.72.7 ± 1.9*2.6 ± 2.9
5-HETE ACF1.4 ± 0.9*1.4 ± 1.02.3 ± 1.6*1.9 ± 0.9
5-HETE NL mucosa2.3 ± 1.3*2.4 ± 1.22.5 ± 1.5*2.2 ± 1.6

*NOTE: Data are expressed as mean ± SD, μg/g protein.

No significant difference between pre- and posttreatment values by the Sign test at a significance level of 0.05.