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Table 2 Mean specific activity of NQO1 in nmol/min/mg of protein (Ratio of the treated/control enzyme specific activities, 95% Confidence Intervals)

From: Modest induction of phase 2 enzyme activity in the F-344 rat prostate

  Sulforaphane BNF Curcumin DMF Control
Liver 69 (2.5, 2.2–2.9)* 43 (1.6, 1.5–1.7)* 34 (1.2, 0.99–1.6) 32 (1.2, 1.04–1.3)* 27
Kidney 41 (2.5, 2.2–2.9)* 26 (1.6, 1.5–1.7)* 20 (1.2, 0.99–1.6) 19 (1.2, 1.04–1.3)* 16
Prostate 103 (1.6, 1.4–1.9)* 80 (1.3, 1.1–1.5)* 72 (1.2, 0.95–1.4) 65 (1.04, 0.85–1.3) 63
Bladder 26 (4.4, 4.2–4.7)* 9.0 (1.5,1.2–1.8)* 10 (1.8, 1.4–2.1)* 10 (1.8. 1.4–2.2)* 6.0
  1. Data are mean values of 8–10 animals in each group
  2. * = P < 0.05 based on confidence intervals of the ratio of treated vs. control NQO1 specific activities