BME100 f2014:Group9 L2

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Name: Kevin Koza
Name: Evan Targioni
Name: Logan Murphy
Name: Phil Liles
Name: Cameron Hiller
Name: Tiffany Gong


Descriptive Statistics

Experiment 1
Descriptive Stats Rats

Experiment 2
Descriptive Stats Humans


Experiment 1
Graph of Inflammotin in Rats The levels of inflammotin in rats have high variation with and without the pill. The p-value for the test signifies that there is no statistical significance.

Experiment 2
Graph of Inflammotin in Humans In the human study, all tests and results exhibit a high level of confidence. The post-hoc t-tests showed that all values held statistical significance.


Experiment 1 - Lipopolysaccharide Pills on Rats

A T-Test was run on the experiment with rats because only two groups were compared: the group which took a 0mg pill and the group which took a 10mg pill. The p-value for this test was greater than 0.05, so there is no statistical significance.

Experiment 2 - Lipopolysaccharide Pills on Humans

A one-way ANOVA was selected for this test because there were multiple groups between 0mg, 5mg, 10mg, and 15mg pills. All of the tests run had statistical significance, determined by the post-hoc tests run on the ANOVA. All of the p-values were far lower than the necessary value, so between each test, there is significance.


In the experiment, it is clear that a dosage of lipopolysaccharide has a significant effect on levels of inflammotin in the elderly. There is no statistical significance in the study with the rats, and the p-value for the test is far exceeding 0.05. However, in the human study, all tests had significance. Since the effect is only seen in humans, it is possible that lipopolysaccharide does not increase levels of inflammotin in rats.