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Table 2 Body weight in the mice during the period of exposure to cigarette smoke

From: Genotoxicity-suppressing effect of aqueous extract of Connarus ruber cortex on cigarette smoke-induced micronuclei in mouse peripheral erythrocytes

Connarus extract (ppm) Mortality within exposure period Water or Connarus intake (mL/mouse/day) Body weight (g, mean ± SD)
Period of exposure to cigarette smoke (day)
0 7 14
0a 0/4 5.56 37.3 ± 0.83 38.3 ± 1.79 38.0 ± 1.41
0b 0/4 6.25 36.8 ± 1.79 37.8 ± 2.49 38.3 ± 1.79
11.8b 0/4 7.50 37.8 ± 1.30 37.8 ± 1.30 37.8 ± 1.30
23.7b 0/4 6.25 37.3 ± 1.30 38.5 ± 1.66 38.5 ± 1.80
47.4b 0/4 7.50 36.8 ± 1.10 37.5 ± 1.11 39.0 ± 1.22
94.8b 0/4 6.25 37.8 ± 1.48 36.5 ± 1.12 37.8 ± 1.30
190b 0/4 5.63 35.3 ± 1.63 37.8 ± 2.49 35.0 ± 1.58
379b 0/4 6.25 35.5 ± 2.06 37.5 ± 2.69 35.5 ± 2.06
758b 0/4 6.25 34.5 ± 1.50 37.8 ± 2.48 35.3 ± 1.09
758a 0/4 6.61 35.3 ± 2.27 36.3 ± 0.83 36.5 ± 1.12
  1. No clinical signs showing the toxicity of Connarus extract were observed
  2. aSham control group
  3. bMice were exposed for 1 min to a 5.85-fold dilution of the smoke once a day for up to 14 consecutive days