Table 3

A comparison of the mean total number of viable cells in the control group versus drug treatment groups in ovarian carcinoma cell linesa

Control groupbASAAcetaminophenCOX-2 inhibitor
Caov-3 cell line179 ± 31d152 ± 19132 ± 28c88 ± 10c
OVCAR-3 cell line69 ± 567 ± 779 ± 757 ± 4c
SKOV-3 cell line134 ± 6124 ± 11118 ± 688 ± 6c
  • a The total number of cells on 30 random fields was determined on cells attached to coverslips.

  • b The control group used contained the vehicle, 1% absolute ethanol.

  • c Mean ± SE mean.

  • d Statistically significant (P < 0.05; Wilcoxon two-sample test) compared with control values.