Table 4

Relative gene expression in the heart 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 0.97 0.85 0.79 0.84 0.69 0.028 0.0443
FGF2b 1.47 1.32 1.34 1.15 1.31 0.054 0.5839
VEGFAa 0.59 0.68 0.78 0.73 0.61 0.026 0.0888
VEGFAb 0.75 0.93 1.12 0.84 1.14 0.044 0.0027

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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