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Table 2 The count, viability and malformation rates of sperm in each group

From: Role of JNK and ERK1/2 MAPK signaling pathway in testicular injury of rats induced by di-N-butyl-phthalate (DBP)

Group Sperm count (105/mL) Viability rate (%) Malformation rate (%)
Control 1368.56 ± 130.42 83.63 ± 15.10 4.35 ± 0.93
50 mg/kg DBP 1281.93 ± 126.03 79.84 ± 13.35 6.06 ± 0.78
500 mg/kg DBP 1207.94 ± 112.75 76.80 ± 12.52 13.64 ± 1.68*#
1000 mg/kg DBP 631.26 ± 106.49*#a 64.71 ± 11.36*# 19.54 ± 2.86*#a
  1. *P < 0.05 vs. the control group; #P < 0.05 vs. #P < 0.05 vs. 50 mg/kg DBP groups; aP < 0.05 vs. 500 mg/kg DBP groups; n = 8 in each group