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Table 2 Effect of Fe3O4 NPs on female reproductive hormones

From: Assessment of nano-iron particles impact on the reproductive health of female Wistar rats

Parameters Estrogen (pg/ml) Progesterone (pg/ml) FSH
IU/L
LH
IU/L
Groups
Control 37.02 ± 2.89 3.625 ± 0.169 6.47 ± 0.36 6.65 ± 0.259
Treated 1 14.0 ± 3.34a,b 9.76 ± 3.41 1.47 ± 0.085a,b 1.22 ± 0.047a,b
Treated 2 5.50 ± 0.50a,b 5.10 ± 1.18 17.57 ± 0.84a,b 8.25 ± 0.272a,b
F value 40.3 3.06 238.1 282.5
P value 0.00 0.097 0.00 0.00
  1. The data expressed as mean ± standard error of the mean
  2. aP < 0.05 as compared with control
  3. bP < 0.05 between treated groups