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Table 2 Types and percentage of metaphases with bone marrow cells’ chromosomal aberrations after plant treatment

From: Chemical profiling of Thevetia peruviana leaves cytotoxic active extracts enhanced by microemulsion formulation

Plant Abnormal metaphases No. of different types of aberrations
  No. Mean(%) ± SE Chromatid gap Chromatid break Fragment
Control 18 3.60 ± 0.52 10 3 5
Extract (mg/kg b.wt)
 500 20 4.00 ± 0.42 9 6 5
 1000 23 4.60 ± 0.55 10 5 8
 1500 25 5.00 ± 0.52 10 6 9
  1. Total number of examined metaphases 500 (5 animals/ group)