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Table 3 Effect of C. procera on functional parameters of CFA-induced arthritic rats

From: Amelioration of complete Freund’s adjuvant-induced arthritis by Calotropis procera latex in rats

Groups Gait test Mobility test Joint stiffness Visual weight-bearing test
NC 0 ± 0.00 7.00 ± 0.00 0 ± 0.00 0 ± 0.00
DC 1.83 ± 0.54* 3.53 ± 1.43* 1.83 ± 0.68* 1.75 ± 0.55*
PS10 0.17 ± 0.06# 6.66 ± 2.73# 0.33 ± 0.13# 0 ± 0.00#
DL250 0.33 ± 0.13# 6.50 ± 2.66# 0.4 ± 0.16# 0.16 ± 0.18#
  1. Data represented as mean ± SEM; *p < 0.05 compared to NC group and #p < 0.05 compared to DC group (one-way ANOVA followed by Tukey’s multiple comparison test). NC normal control group, DC CFA-induced arthritic group, PS10 prednisolone-treated group, DL250 dry latex of C. procera-treated group