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Table 3 The effect of (BAA) or its residues after biodegradation by different types of bacteria on the induction of MN. Showing MN cells: total cells with MN, Mono-MN cells: with one MN, Bi-MN cells: with two MN, Multi-MN cells: with more than two MN. p < 0.05)

From: Evaluation of the benzo[a]anthracene biodegradation by animal bioassays

Group No. of cells examined Mean ± SD of percentages
Normal cells MN cells Mono-MN cells Bi-MN cells Multi-MN cells
DMSO 7516 99.57 ± 0.04 0.43 ± 0.04 0.17 ± 0.04 0.23 ± 0.10 0.03 ± 0.04
(BAA) 5 mg/kg b.wt. 7517 97.59 ± 0.38ab 2.41 ± 0.38ab 1.56 ± 0.27ab 0.64 ± 0.08ab 0.21 ± 0.10ab
(BAA) 10 mg/kg b.wt. 7510 92.93 ± 0.29a 7.07 ± 0.29a 3.57 ± 0.13a 2.36 ± 0.15a 1.15 ± 0.26a
Wild + 10 mg/kg b.wt. 7524 95.81 ± 0.25ab 4.19 ± 0.25ab 2.35 ± 0.31ab 1.33 ± 0.16ab 0.51 ± 0.19ab
V3 + 10 mg/kg b.wt. 7520 99.35 ± 0.06b 0.65 ± 0.06b 0.33 ± 0.05b 0.27 ± 0.05b 0.05 ± 0.03b
V4 + 10 mg/kg b.wt. 7523 99.38 ± 0.08b 0.62 ± 0.08b 0.37 ± 0.08b 0.20 ± 0.08b 0.05 ± 0.06b
V5 + 10 mg/kg b.wt. 7515 99.15 ± 0.09ab 0.85 ± 0.09ab 0.49 ± 0.04ab 0.29 ± 0.08b 0.07 ± 0.05b
  1. aComparison with DMSO
  2. bComparison with 10 mg/kg b.wt