Table 6

Medullary micronucleus results of mice exposed to C-dots
Gender Dose No. PCE Micronucleus PCE Micronucleus cell rate ( ‰) P value PCE/NCE
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Female Negative control 5 5 × 1,000 5 1.0 ± 0.7 1.0 1.33 ± 0.18
Low 5 5 × 1,000 4 0.8 ± 0.8 0.8 1.33 ± 0.31
Middle 5 5 × 1,000 4 0.8 ± 0.4 0.8 1.33 ± 0.19
High 5 5 × 1,000 5 1.0 ± 0.7 1.0 1.28 ± 0.19
Positive control 5 5 × 1,000 157 31.4 ± 5.8*** 31.4 0.000 1.23 ± 0.08
Male Negative control 5 5 × 1,000 2 0.4 ± 0.5 0.4 1.41 ± 0.12
Low 5 5 × 1,000 3 0.6 ± 0.5 0.6 1.40 ± 0.08
Middle 5 5 × 1,000 2 0.4 ± 0.5 0.4 1.36 ± 0.11
High 5 5 × 1,000 3 0.6 ± 0.5 0.6 1.41 ± 0.10
Positive control 5 5 × 1,000 163 32.6 ± 6.4*** 32.6 0.000 1.22 ± 0.07

Wang et al.

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

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