TABLE 2

In vitro growth inhibition of Toxoplasma gondii by several statins

CompoundMean EC50 ± SD (μM)a
Atorvastatin34.86 ± 5.00
Lovastatin22.73 ± 4.90
Mevastatin27.63 ± 9.84
Simvastatin6.67 ± 1.13
Cerivastatin10.64 ± 3.73
Pitavastatin20.66 ± 3.82
  • a Results are expressed as mean values ± SD from three independent experiments.