Table 1: Cytotoxic effect of Andosan on myeloma cells from 8 patients. The numbers of viable cells after 72 hrs of culture were noted and converted to per cent of controls (100%). Mean: mean of duplicates; SE: standard error. Comparison of means of controls versus means of cultures with Andosan 4% showed a statistically significant difference ().

Patient numberControlAndosan 0.5%Andosan 1.0%Andosan 2.0%Andosan 4.0%

139
 Mean10093.6999.1297.6180.47
 SE4.041.351.112.110.44
244
 Mean100117.91122.5114.15110.22
 SE1.332.072.14.192.13
969
 Mean10065.7362.355.4252.37
 SE1.952.182.222.662.39
185
 Mean10086.683.1473.7152.28
 SE0.881.380.661.820.77
409
 Mean10069.2455.7550.617.66
 SE1.52.052.052.052.18
715
 Mean10090.3586.884.1273.11
 SE1.541.732.720.921.21
2925
 Mean10091.8190.9280.7854.27
 SE0.873.42.191.881.88
355
 Mean10082.2285.2178.3470.77
 SE2.172.642.393.152.95