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Table 2 Inhibitory effect of arguta-solution on TPA-induced inflammation of mouse ears by surface treatment. Mouse ear weight is expressed as mean ± standard deviation

From: Inhibitory effect of Actinidia arguta on mutagenesis, inflammation and two-stage mouse skin tumorigenesis

Group Topical treatment 1 Topical treatment 2 No. of ear Average weight of ear punch (mg) Inhibition %
1 66 % Acetone TPA 12 18.00 ± 1.08 0
2 Arguta-solution (x1) TPA 12 14.55 ± 0.86* 29.5
3 Arguta-solution (x3) TPA 12 12.37 ± 1.16* 48.2
4 66 % Acetone Acetone 4 6.31 ± 0.26  
5 Arguta-solution (x3) Acetone 4 6.70 ± 0.44  
  1. *P < 0.01, significantly different from the TPA-treated group (Group 1) by the t-test