Table 3

Tail Length (μm), Tail DNA% and Tail Moments in PA-intoxicated, Co Q or melatonin supplemented compared to control- healthy rat pups
Parameters Groups Min. Max. Mean ± S.D. P value
Tail Length (μm) Control 1.06 1.42 1.25 ± 0.16 0.001
PA 4.67 5.34 4.96 ± 0.28a
Melatonin-protected 3.17 4.33 3.56 ± 0.55a
Melatonin-treated 3.95 4.26 4.11 ± 0.13a
CoQ10-protected 2.87 3.05 2.94 ± 0.08a
CoQ10-treated 3.59 3.95 3.82 ± 0.16a
Tail DNA% Control 1.22 1.62 1.40 ± 0.17 0.001
PA 4.51 5.15 4.85 ± 0.27a
Melatonin-protected 3.12 3.33 3.20 ± 0.09a
Melatonin-treated 3.52 4.26 3.95 ± 0.33a
CoQ10-protected 2.80 3.41 3.10 ± 0.25a
CoQ10-treated 3.16 3.75 3.55 ± 0.28a
Tail Moments (Units) Control 1.42 2.15 1.76 ± 0.37 0.001
PA 21.96 25.78 24.07 ± 1.87a
Melatonin-protected 10.18 13.67 11.39 ± 1.57a
Melatonin-treated 15.00 17.79 16.20 ± 1.21a
CoQ10-protected 8.09 9.81 9.11 ± 0.76a
CoQ10-treated 11.33 14.83 13.58 ± 1.59a

Table 3 describes the One-way ANOVA test between the Control, PPA, Melatonine + PA, PA + Melatonine, CO Q + PA and PA + CO Q groups in Tail Length (μm), Tail DNA% and Tail Moments (Units) groups and Dunnett test as multiple comparisons.

aSignificant level between the studied groups compared to control when P < 0.05.

Al-Ghamdi et al.

Al-Ghamdi et al. BMC Neuroscience 2014 15:34   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-15-34

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