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Table 1 Effect of chronic exposure of different concentrations of BPS (0.5 μg/L, 5 μg/L, and 50 μg/L) on body and organs weight of male rats

From: Chronic exposure of bisphenol S (BPS) affect hypothalamic-pituitary-testicular activities in adult male rats: possible in estrogenic mode of action

Parameters   Groups   
  Control 0.5 μg/L 5 μg/L 50 μg/L
Initial body weight (g) 30.50 ± 0.57 30.00 ± 0.56 30.63 ± 0.53 31.25 ± 0.70
Final body weight (g) 537.25 ± 1.19 536.37 ± 2.26 536.13 ± 3.26 545.25 ± 1.51*
Paired testis (g) 3.66 ± 0.08 3.59 ± 0.06 3.52 ± 0.03 3.50 ± 0.02
GSI 0.68 ± 0.02 0.67 ± 0.01 0.66 ± 0.01 0.64 ± 0.01*
Absolute paired epididymis weight (g) 1.42 ± 0.01 1.41 ± 0.01 1.39 ± 0.02 1.36 ± 0.01
Relative epididymis weight (mg/g) 2.64 ± 0.02 2.62 ± 0.02 2.60 ± 0.03 2.50 ± 0.02***
Absolute seminal vesicle weight (g) 1.89 ± 0.02 1.87 ± 0.02 1.81 ± 0.01* 1.79 ± 0.02**
Relative seminal vesicle weight (mg/g) 3.52 ± 0.04 3.48 ± 0.05 3.39 ± 0.05 3.29 ± 0.04**
Absolute prostate weight (g) 1.40 ± 0.02 1.43 ± 0.02 1.45 ± 0.02 1.45 ± 0.03
Relative prostate weight (mg/g) 2.61 ± 0.04 2.66 ± 0.05 2.69 ± 0.03 2.67 ± 0.06
  1. Values are presented as mean ± SEM (n = 8)
  2. *, **, *** indicate significance at P < 0.05, P < 0.01 and P < 0.001 vs control