Table 4

Mean values of different types of chromosomal aberrations in spermatocyte cells of male mice treated with ochratoxin A and aflatoxins (B1, B2, G1 and G2).

Treated groups

Numerical aberrations

Structural aberrations


Peridiploidy

Polyploidy

Total

X-Y univalents

Autosomal univalents

Total


OT

1.75 ± 0.48ab

3.75 ± 0.48a

5.25 ± 0.48a

2.75 ± 0.48a

1.00 ± 0.41a

3.75 ± 0.86a

HOT

1.50 ± 0.29abc

2.75 ± 0.25a

4.50 ± 0.65ab

1.00 ± 0.41b

0.75 ± 0.25a

1.75 ± 0.63a

AT

2.25 ± 0.25a

1.25 ± 0.25b

3.50 ± 0.29b

2.00 ± 0.92ab

0.75 ± 0.75a

2.75 ± 0.95a

HAT

1.50 ± 0.29abc

0.50 ± 0.50b

2.00 ± 0.0.41

1.50 ± 0.29ab

0.50 ± 0.29a

2.00 ± 0.58a

NTC

0.75 ± 0.48bc

1.00 ± 0.41b

1.50 ± 0.29c

1.50 ± 0.29ab

1.00 ± 0.41a

2.50 ± 0.29a

HTC

0.50 ± 0.29c

0.25 ± 0.25b

1.00 ± 0.41c

1.00 ± 0.14b

1.00 ± 0.00a

2. 00 ± 0.00a


Within a column, values with no common superscript are significantly different (P ≤ 0.05).

-All data are expressed as means ± SEM.

Ezz El-Arab et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2006 6:6   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-6-6

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