Experimental
Groups

Structural aberrations (MI)

Numerical aberrations (MII)

Meiotic
Index
(MII/MI)

X-Y univalents

Autosomal
univalents

Total

Periploidy

Polyploidy

Total

Control
(Broth / corn oil)

1.60 ± 0.25A

0.80 ± 0.20A

2.20 ± 0.20 A

0.80 ± 0.20 A

1.60 ± 0.25 A

2.40 ± 0.25A

1.98 ± 0.043AB

AFs
(0.7 mg/kg b.w.)

4.80 ± 0.37B

7.80 ± 0.37B

12.6 ± 0.51C

4.40 ± 0.51 B

8.00 ± 0.45 B

12.4 ± 0.75C

1.33 ± 0.038D

LGG
(1 × 1010)

1.20 ± 0.37A

0.80 ± 0.37A

2.00 ± 0.32 A

0.60 ± 0.25 A

1.60 ± 0.25 A

2.20± 0.37 A

2.17 ± 0.054 BC

 

LGG plus AFs

2.00 ± 0.32A

2.40 ± 0.25A*

4.40 ± 0.25B

2.20 ± 0.20 A*

3.0 ± 0.32 A*

5.20 ± 0.37B

1.92 ± 0.062 AC*

- Means with different superscript letters (A, B, C & D) are significantly different (P <0.001)
- Means with a star are significantly different (P < 0.05)
-All data are expressed as means ± SEM
Table 3: Effect of LGG on chromosomal aberrations and meiotic index induced by AFs in spermatocytes in male mice.