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Table 3 Effect of TBI (6Gy) and TJ107 on testicular weight, epididymal spermatozoa, and fertility in male mice

From: The effectiveness of traditional Japanese medicine Goshajinkigan in irradiation-induced aspermatogenesis in mice

 Group AGroup BGroup CGroup D
Body weight (g)Day 017.314 ± 0.86217.314 ± 0.86217.314 ± 0.86217.314 ± 0.862
Day 6028.501 ± 1.08028.501 ± 1.08025.425 ± 1.903*25.425 ± 1.903*
Day 12031.779 ± 2.34731.932 ± 3.02128.434 ± 2.669*28.723 ± 2.289*
Day 15033.448 ± 1.11835.250 ± 3.44227.662 ± 1.360*30.060 ± 2.173
Testis weight (g)Day 00.064 ± 0.0040.064 ± 0.0040.064 ± 0.0040.064 ± 0.004
Day 600.097 ± 0.0030.097 ± 0.0030.044 ± 0.003*0.044 ± 0.003*
Day 1200.098 ± 0.0020.102 ± 0.0060.063 ± 0.006*0.065 ± 0.004*
Day 1500.095 ± 0.0040.106 ± 0.0060.057 ± 0.004*0.069 ± 0.004*
Relative testis weight (%)Day 00.389 ± 0.0280.389 ± 0.0280.389 ± 0.0280.389 ± 0.028
Day 600.354 ± 0.0130.354 ± 0.0130.177 ± 0.013*0.177 ± 0.013*
Day 1200.312 ± 0.0340.315 ± 0.0240.211 ± 0.016*0.249 ± 0.806*
Day 1500.281 ± 0.0120.285 ± 0.0150.191 ± 0.019*0.225 ± 0.016
spermatozoa (×  105)Day 013.600 ± 0.05013.600 ± 0.05013.600 ± 0.05013.600 ± 0.050
Day 6018.600 ± 0.53018.600 ± 0.5303.935 ± 0.148*3.935 ± 0.148*
Day 12019.585 ± 1.90326.332 ± 2.790*3.987 ± 0.588*8.860 ± 0.391*
Day 15022.560 ± 0.53325.810 ± 0.871*3.515 ± 0.548*23.732 ± 2.041#
Rate of FertilityDay 150100% (10/10)100% (10/10)40% (4/10)*100% (10/10)#
  1. Data are presented as the mean ± standard deviation. Relative testis weight was calculated as a percentage by dividing the combined weight of both testes in milligrams by the body weight in grams. *p < 0.05 vs. Group A; #p < 0.05 vs. Group C
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