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Table 3 The effect of sesamin extract on the predominant behavior patterns of the rats with 5-h KA-induced SE

From: Sesamin ameliorates oxidative stress and mortality in kainic acid-induced status epilepticus by inhibition of MAPK and COX-2 activation

Behavior Pattern Control
(V-30)
n (%)
Sesamin (S-30)
n (%)
P-value
Immobile or Exploratory 11 (48) 12 (54) 0.211a
Masticatory 4 (17) 7 (32) 0.323b
Clonic 8 (35) 3 (14)  
  1. a Pearson's chi-square test: all behavioral patterns were taken together.
  2. b Kendall's tau-c: all behavioral patterns were taken together.
  3. S-30: sesamin extract (30 mg/kg). V-30: vehicle.