Table 2: Levels of nicotine and cotinine in brain of control and experimental animals. Values are expressed as Mean ± S.D.

ParameterControlCigarette smoke
Bacoside A
Cigarette smoke + bacoside A
(CS + BA)

Nicotine (ng/g tissue)n.d180 ± 12n.d89 ± 5*870.08
Cotinine (ng/g tissue)n.d210 ± 15n.d120 ± 8*718.14

Significance is indicated for comparisons between control and CS and BA; CS versus CS + BA with Dunnett’s T3 post hoc multiple comparison test; .
n.d: not detected.