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Table 1 Haematological analysis

From: Curcumin prophylaxis mitigates the incidence of hypobaric hypoxia-induced altered ion channels expression and impaired tight junction proteins integrity in rat brain

Parameters Normoxia Hypoxia Normoxia + curcumin Hypoxia + curcumin
WBC (million/mm3) 7.1 ± 1.8 14.6 ± 2.1* 8.3 ± 1.2 7.2 ± 1.9#
Lymphocyte (%) 87 ± 3.4 99.7 ± 3.1* 88.7 ± 3.2 87.1 ± 1.7#
Monocyte (%) 3.9 ± 0.5 8.9 ± 1.1* 3.5 ± 0.8 3.9 ± 1.8#
Granulocyte (%) 3.39 ± 0.6 12 ± 2.1* 3 ± 0.4 4.1 ± 1.7#
RBC (million/mm3) 7.5 ± 1.4 15.8 ± 1.2* 7.9 ± 0.5 7.98 ± 2.2#
MCV (%) 66.6 ± 3.5 76.9 ± 3.5* 64 ± 2.9 65.8 ± 2.9#
Hb (g/dl) 13.2 ± 1.9 16.8 ± 1.9* 13 ± 1.2 14.4 ± 2.5#
  1. Lymphocytes, monocytes and granulocytes expressed in %
  2. WBC white blood cells (million/mm3), RBC red blood cells (million/mm3), MCV mean cell volume (% volume), Hb Haemoglobin (g/dl)
  3. *p < 0.01 compared to normoxia; # p < 0.001 compared to hypoxia