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Table 6 Types and frequencies of chromosome aberrations and mitotic abnormalities induced by the hydro-alcoholic extracts of Juniperus communis L*

From: Genoprotective, antioxidant, antifungal and anti-inflammatory evaluation of hydroalcoholic extract of wild-growing Juniperus communis L. (Cupressaceae) native to Romanian southern sub-Carpathian hills

Treatment Chromosome/mitotic abnormalities (%)
Laggards Micronuclei Binucleated cells Stickiness C-mitosis Other abnormalities
Negative control 13.43 ± 3.77b
Solvent control 10.87 ± 1.77b 0.24 ± 0.02b 12.38 ± 9.04b 3.55 ± 2.22b
5% extract 0.83 ± 0.37b 0.73 ± 0.29b 25.56 ± 10.24a
25% extract 0.11 ± 0.02b 0.35 ± 0.23b 10.56 ± 4.77b 29.31 ± 15.34a
50% extract 0.03 ± 0.03b 0.37 ± 0.12b 12.63 ± 11.69b
100% extract 0.22 ± 0.11b 4.34 ± 2.20b
  1. *a, b: the interpretation of the significance of the differences by means of the Duncan test, p˂0.05