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Table 3 Frequency of sperm abnormalities induced after treatment with CP and MEAC

From: Albizia chinensis bark extract ameliorates the genotoxic effect of cyclophosphamide

Treatment and doses (mg/kg) Abnormal sperm No. of different types of sperm head abnormalities Coiled tail Inhibitory index
No. Mean % ± SE Triangular Banana shape Amorphous Without hook Small head
I. Control 113 2.26 ± 0.50 31 4 61 10 0 7
II. CP (20) 536 10. 72 ± 0.56a 75 56 201 146 5 53
III. MEAC (100) 117 2. 34 ± 0.48 28 7 65 12 0 5
IV. MEAC (25) + CP 405 8.10 ± 0.58ab 101 47 145 78 3 31 31
V. MEAC (50) + CP 351 7.02 ± 0.44ac 85 35 151 51 3 26 44
VI. MEAC(100) + CP 257 5.14 ± 0.72ac 67 31 112 32 1 14 66
  1. Total number of examined sperm 5000 (1000 sperm/animal, 5 animals/group)
  2. The values having different superscript letters in each column are significantly different from one another as calculated by ANOVA