Table 3

Effect of AESb on some fertility and gestational parameters

Studied parameters

Dosage (mg/kg/Day)


0

8

32

64


N°Corpora Lutea

11.9 ± 0.31

11.57 ± 0.61

11.43 ± 0.90

10.33 ± 1.50


N°Implantation sites

10.80 ± 0.44

10.43 ± 0.57

10.43 ± 0.75

9.00 ± 1.48


N° Fetuses Alive

9.50 ± 0.50

9.29 ± 0.52

9.86 ± 0.77

7.83 ± 1.68


N°Resorption sites

1.30 ± 0.47

1.00 ± 0.44

0.57 ± 0.43

1.17 ± 0.48


Mean weight of fetuses (g)

4.87 ± 0.09

5.16 ± 0.17

5.24 ± 0.28

5.27 ± 0.13


Fixation rate (%)

90.93 ± 3.36

91.10 ± 5.15

91.77 ± 1.72

84.58 ± 5.06


Preimplantation Loss (%)

9.07 ± 3.36

8.90 ± 5.15

8.23 ± 1.72

15.42 ± 5.06


Postimplantation Loss (%)

0.12 ± 0.04

0.11 ± 0.04

0.05 ± 0.04

0.25 ± 0.16


Antiimplantation Activity (%)

0

0

0

14.29


Antifertility Activity (%)

0

0

0

28.57


Resorption Index (%)

12.037

9.589

5.480

12.963


Gestation Rate (%)

100

100

100

85.71


Each value represents the mean ± SEM for 7 animals.

Lienou et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:36   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-36

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