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Table 2 Effect of different concentrations of ethyl acetate extract of A. flavus on different parameters of comet assay in rat blood

From: Aspergillus flavus induced oxidative stress and immunosuppressive activity in Spodoptera litura as well as safety for mammals

Tail length (μm) 24 96 t value % Tail DNA 24 96 t value
Control 14.57 ± 0.18a 14.78 ± 0.13a 1.48 Control 4.73 ± 0.41a 5.13 ± 0.09a 0.58
100 mg/kg 14.84 ± 0.21a 14.99 ± 0.10a 0.78 100 mg/kg 4.84 ± 0.02a 5.19 ± 0.23a 0.54
200 mg/kg 15.14 ± 0.04a 15.51 ± 0.11b 1.40 200 mg/kg 4.99 ± 0.45a 5.52 ± 0.18a 1.31
F value 2.932 14.738**   F value 1.130 1.378  
Tail Moment (AU) 24 96 t value Olive Tail Moment (AU) 24 96 t value
Control 1.54 ± 0.27a 1.64 ± 0.32a 0.48 Control 2.01 ± 0.07a 2.14 ± 0.15a 0.75
100 mg/kg 1.65 ± 0.11a 1.44 ± 0.11a 1.38 100 mg/kg 2.11 ± 0.05a 2.45 ± 0.06a 19.27
200 mg/kg 2.02 ± 0.10a 2.33 ± 0.15a 0.66 200 mg/kg 2.25 ± 0.01a 2.78 ± 0.29a 3.71
F value 0.248 0.062   F value 4.527 2.72  
  1. ** (p ≤ 0.01), The values represented as mean ± standard error. Different letters a, b within the columns are significantly different (Tukey’s test, p ≤ 0.05) and signify the effect of concentration