Table 2

Biochemistry results of mice intravenously exposed to C-dots (day 3)
Biochemical index Control (n= 10) Low (n= 10) High (n= 10) F value P value
Glutamate-pyruvate transaminase (U/L) 40 ± 8 45 ± 15 43 ± 7 0.597 0.558
Glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (U/L) 108 ± 22 111 ± 31 99 ± 15 0.697 0.507
Urea (mmol/L) 8.08 ± 1.79 6.79 ± 1.10 7.13 ± 2.08 1.521 0.237
Creatinine (μmol/L) 30 ± 2 28 ± 3 26 ± 2** 9.367 0.001
Cholesterol (mmol/L) 2.82 ± 0.25 2.68 ± 0.30 2.80 ± 0.50 0.428 0.656
Triglyceride (mmol/L) 1.39 ± 0.68 1.62 ± 0.56 1.44 ± 0.43 0.468 0.632
Blood glucose (mmol/L) 8.40 ± 1.38 8.17 ± 1.08 7.50 ± 0.80 1.749 0.193
Total protein (g/L) 52.8 ± 4.0 50.8 ± 2.6 51.0 ± 2.4 1.381 0.268
Albumin (g/L) 33.3 ± 3.0 32.0 ± 2.0 31.9 ± 2.2 1.147 0.333

Wang et al.

Wang et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:122   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-122

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