Table 2: Average expression of MMP-1 before and after treatment.


Group Average of MMP-1 Expression SB T P

Group 1 Before 9.309 0.811 5.618 0.005 #
After 6.521 1.002
Group 2 Before 10.179 0.375 7.229 0.002 #
After 12.455 0.541
Group 3 Before 9.134 0.874 0.591 0.586 #
After 9.288 0.613

# paired-t-test