Table 5

Diversification of rat major organ weight
Gender Dose Body weight (g) Liver Spleen Kidney Ovarian/testis
Wet weight (g) Liver/body (%) Wet weight (g) Spleen/body (%) Wet weight (g) Kidney/body (%) Wet weight (g) Organs/body (%)
Female Negative control 235.9 ± 17.2 6.74 ± 0.66 2.86 ± 0.22 0.60 ± 0.07 0.26 ± 0.03 1.78 ± 0.14 0.75 ± 0.05 0.24 ± 0.07 0.10 ± 0.03
Low 235.8 ± 12.8 6.92 ± 0.53 2.94 ± 0.20 0.59 ± 0.04 0.25 ± 0.02 1.70 ± 0.12 0.72 ± 0.03 0.27 ± 0.05 0.12 ± 0.02
Middle 234.9 ± 13.9 6.61 ± 0.53 2.83 ± 0.30 0.59 ± 0.03 0.25 ± 0.01 1.71 ± 0.09 0.73 ± 0.05 0.25 ± 0.05 0.11 ± 0.02
High 230.8 ± 20.6 6.67 ± 0.90 2.88 ± 0.22 0.56 ± 0.07 0.24 ± 0.02 1.76 ± 0.12 0.76 ± 0.03 0.26 ± 0.06 0.11 ± 0.02
Male Negative control 362.5 ± 22.7 12.52 ± 1.94 3.44 ± 0.34 0.91 ± 0.14 0.25 ± 0.04 2.79 ± 0.25 0.77 ± 0.05 3.13 ± 0.13 0.86 ± 0.03
Low 352.9 ± 17.8 11.21 ± 1.05 3.18 ± 0.24 0.90 ± 0.08 0.25 ± 0.02 2.65 ± 0.23 0.75 ± 0.07 3.19 ± 0.16 0.90 ± 0.06
Middle 354.1 ± 27.0 11.22 ± 1.02 3.18 ± 0.30 0.86 ± 0.10 0.24 ± 0.03 2.61 ± 0.16 0.74 ± 0.05 3.21 ± 0.18 0.91 ± 0.04
High 362.1 ± 15.3 11.16 ± 0.91 3.08 ± 0.26 0.90 ± 0.72 0.25 ± 0.02 2.66 ± 0.16 0.73 ± 0.04 3.21 ± 0.19 0.89 ± 0.05

Wang et al.

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

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