Table 3

Biochemistry results of mice intravenously exposed to C-dots (day 14)
Biochemical index Control (n= 10) Low (n= 10) High (n= 10) F value P value
Glutamate-pyruvate transaminase (U/L) 39 ± 11 41 ± 8 38 ± 8 0.352 0.707
Glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase (U/L) 104 ± 26 104 ± 20 94 ± 16 0.717 0.497
Urea (mmol/L) 7.66 ± 1.02 6.81 ± 1.25 6.87 ± 0.83 2.035 0.150
Creatinine (μmol/L) 24 ± 4 24 ± 3 23 ± 3 0.279 0.759
Cholesterol (mmol/L) 2.65 ± 0.50 2.67 ± 0.45 2.72 ± 0.48 0.050 0.951
Triglyceride (mmol/L) 1.66 ± 0.63 1.51 ± 0.29 1.66 ± 0.30 0.390 0.681
Blood glucose (mmol/L) 9.45 ± 1.33 7.76 ± 0.72** 8.34 ± 0.99* 6.795 0.004
Total protein (g/L) 52.2 ± 2.6 52.9 ± 2.0 52.4 ± 1.6 0.289 0.751
Albumin (g/L) 32.6 ± 0.9 32.6 ± 1.2 32.1 ± 1.2 0.825 0.449

Wang et al.

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

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