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Table 1 Effect of gossypol on the fertility of male rats and weight of offspring and protective action of vitamin E

From: Mechanisms involved in reproductive damage caused by gossypol in rats and protective effects of vitamin E

Treatment Number of males Number (%) of pregnant females Number of offspring Weight of offspringd, g
G1 4 8/7 (87.5) 65ab 6.54 ± 0.85ª
G2 4 8/8 (100) 89a 5.98 ± 0.60b
G3 4 8/0 (0) 0c
G4 4 8/4 (50) 42b 5.44 ± 0.53c
  1. a,b,cValues in the same column with different superscripts differ (P < 0.05).
  2. dResults expressed as mean ± standard deviation.