Table 2.

Effect of BSO on GSH levels in different cell lines after curcumin treatment

CellsGSH Content (nmol/106 Cells)
Control+BSO% Reduction
MCF-76.51 ± 0.603.26 ± 0.35*50
MDAMB6.27 ± 0.152.77 ± 0.07*55
HepG210.80 ± 0.568.20 ± 0.4221
Hepatocytes9.20 ± 0.0710.42 ± 0.85
  • NOTE: GSH levels in different cell lines after treatment with BSO (1 mmol/L) for 2 hours.

  • * P ≤ 0.001, significant with respect to controls.

  • P ≤ 0.01, significant with respect to controls.