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Table 3 Mean values of different types of chromosomal aberrations in bone marrow cells of male mice treated with ochratoxin A and aflatoxins (B1, B2, G1 and G2).

From: Effect of dietary honey on intestinal microflora and toxicity of mycotoxins in mice

Treated groups Numerical aberrations Structural aberrations
  Peridiploidy Chromtatid gaps Chromatid breaks Centromeric attenuations Deletions Fragments Total
OT 2.50 ± 0.45a 0.67 ± 0.17a 0.67 ± 0.21a 0.83 ± 0.17b 2.50 ± 0.00a 0.83 ± 0.21a 5.50 ± 0.31b
HOT 1.83 ± 0.33a 0.50 ± 0.00a 0.50 ± 0.00a 0.50 ± 0.00b 0.83 ± 0.21b 0.67 ± 0.17a 3.00 ± 0.34c
AT 2.83 ± 0.67a 0.67 ± .017a 0.67 ± 0.17a 4.33 ± 1.31a 1.17 ± 0.21b 0.83 ± 0.21a 7.67 ± 0.48a
HAT 2.50 ± 0.36a 0.50 ± 0.00a 0.50 ± 0.00a 0.67 ± 0.17b 1.00 ± 0.22b 0.50 ± 0.00a 3.17 ± 0.21c
NTC 2.00 ± 0.22a 0.50 ± 0.00a 0.50 ± .0.00a 0.50 ± 0.00b 0.83 ± 0.21b 0.50 ± 0.00a 2.83 ± 0.21c
HTC 2.00 ± 0.34a 0.50 ± 0.00a 0.50 ± 0.00a 0.50 ± 0.00b 0.67 ± 0.17b 0.50 ± 0.00a 2.67 ± 0.17c
  1. - Means with different superscript letters (a, b, c) are significantly different (P ≤ 0.05).
  2. -All data are expressed as means ± SEM.
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