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Table 2 Comet assay parameters in liver and testes cells of treated male mice with BPA and/or FXO for 28 consecutive days

From: Flaxseed oil as a protective agent against bisphenol-A deleterious effects in male mice

Treatments Tail length (μm) Tail DNA (%) Olive tail moment (μm)
Liver Testes Liver Testes Liver Testes
Control 7.66 ± 0.80e 6.73 ± 0.46e 13.53 ± 0.51d 14.26 ± 0.20d 1.03 ± 0.08d 0.98 ± 0.11e
Vehicle 8.56 ± 0.41e 7.26 ± 0.30de 13.15 ± 0.22d 15.00 ± 0.50d 1.12 ± 0.04cd 1.09 ± 0.08e
FXO (1 mL/kg bw) 8.16 ± 1.04e 7.06 ± 0.20de 12.70 ± 0.95d 14.30 ± 0.51d 1.03 ± 0.14d 1.01 ± 0.04e
BPA (50 mg/kg bw) 17.30 ± 1.08a 9.83 ± 0.15a 19.93 ± 0.58a 23.56 ± 0.45a 3.63 ± 0.52a 2.37 ± 0.05a
FXO before BPA 12.43 ± 0.45d 8.33 ± 0.15c 15.13 ± 0.23c 16.43 ± 0.35c 1.87 ± 0.04c 1.36 ± 0.02d
FXO with BPA 15.23 ± 0.55b 9.23 ± 0.25b 16.56 ± 0.64b 17.80 ± 0.26b 2.51 ± 0.16b 1.65 ± 0.05b
FXO after BPA 13.90 ± 0.26c 8.60 ± 0.26c 15.33 ± 0.30c 17.26 ± 0.49b 2.09 ± 0.40c 1.48 ± 0.01c
  1. Data are expressed as means ± SD. Mean values in the same column within each parameter bearing superscript do not differ significantly (P ≤ 0.05)