Table 1

Summary weights of spleen and thymus in mice

Group

Spleen weight (mg)

Spleen relative weight (mg/g)

Thymus weight (mg)

Thymus relative weight (mg/g)


Control group

92.2 ± 2.50

4.02 ± 0.407

46.6 ± 2.46

2.05 ± 0.220


100 mg/kg ATR

92.0 ± 1.92

3.99 ± 0.521

44.7 ± 1.25

1.95 ± 0.395


200 mg/kg ATR

79.4 ± 1.74*

3.44 ± 0.312*

41.7 ± 0.62*

1.83 ± 0.450*


400 mg/kg ATR

71.4 ± 2.01*

3.16 ± 0.372*

40.4 ± 1.32*

1.78 ± 0.254*


Each value represents mean ± SD (n = 10, males and females combined).

*P <0.05 compared to control group.

ATR = atrazine (2-chloro-4-ethytlamino-6-isopropylamine-1,3,5-triazine).

Zhang et al. BMC Medicine 2011 9:117   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-9-117

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