Table 2: Expression of TUNEL (+) cells in the spinal cord of EAE mice p.i. ( , %).

Groups16 days30 days

EAE group3.968 ± 0.943.02 ± 0.634
Control group3.846 ± 0.682#2.951 ± 0.422#
Curcumin group2.361 ± 0.2111.756 ± 0.964△▲

P > 0.05, compared to the EAE group at the same time point; P < 0.01, compared to the EAE group at the same time point; P < 0.05, compared to 16 days in the same group.