Table 3

Relative gene expression in the muscle tissue of chickens treated with different levels of AgNano
Gene symbol Treatment ANOVA
Control 10 ppm AgNano 20 ppm AgNano 10 ppm AgNanoc 20 ppm AgNanoc SEM P value
FGF2a 0.67 1.28 1.44 1.05 1.23 0.070 0.0003
FGF2b 0.60 0.98 1.38 0.95 0.93 0.068 0.0024
VEGFAa 1.39 1.08 1.03 1.13 1.60 0.064 0.0057
VEGFAb 1.28 1.02 0.95 1.01 1.28 0.055 0.0072

aNormalised to ACTB; bnormalised to EEF1A2; ceggs were in ovo injected; †,‡different symbols indicate statistically significant differences (P < 0.05). AgNano, nanoparticles of colloidal silver; ANOVA, analysis of variance; SEM, standard error of the mean.

Hotowy et al.

Hotowy et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:418   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-7-418

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