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Table 4 Inhibition of sperm mobility by specific COX-1 and COX-2 inhibitors1

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) Resveratrol (COX-1 Inhibitor) NS-398 (COX-2 Inhibitor)
0.0 (Control) 100a 100a
0.1 61.7 ± 2.3b 55.7 ± 5.4b
1.0 20.0 ± 3.4c 2.1 ± 1.4d
10.0 2.2 ± 1.3d 15.0 ± 2.3c
  1. 1Mean ± SEM. Values are expressed as the percentage of the Control which contained no drug (Control = 100%). a-d Within columns, values without common superscript differ significantly (P ≤ 0.05; n = 3).