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Table 3 The effect of cyclooxygenase inhibitors on turkey sperm mobility1

From: Prostaglandin levels in seminal plasma and sperm extracts of the domestic turkey, and the effects of cyclooxygenase inhibitors on sperm mobility

Dose Level (mM) Indomethacin Diclofenac Sodium Tolmetin Aspirin
0.0 (Control)
0.001
100a
84.9 ± 2.3b
100a
97.6 ± 2.2b
100a
73.2 ± 4.2b
100a
No Data
0.01 73.4 ± 3.2c 87.8 ± 1.9c 81.0 ± 4.3b 82.2 ± 3.5b
0.1 63.7 ± 1.2d 83.1 ± 2.1c 78.2 ± 6.1b 85.0 ± 4.4b
1.0 11.8 ± 0.8e 35.7 ± 3.0d 75.8 ± 4.7b 83.0 ± 3.8b
10.0 0.8 ± 0.2f 0.2 ± 0.2e 25.3 ± 1.9c 77.4 ± 3.8b
15.0 No Data No Data No Data 56.7 ± 3.4c
  1. 1Mean ± SEM. Values are expressed as the percentage of the Control which contained no drug (Control = 100%). a-f Within columns, values without common superscript differ significantly (P ≤ 0.05; n = 10).