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From: Biopersistence of silver nanoparticles in tissues from Sprague–Dawley rats

Figure 2

Body weight changes during 28-day oral administration of silver nanoparticles and 1, 2, and 4 months of recovery. a, Significant difference vs. control, p < 0.05 (3–4 weeks). A. Male (10 nm), 0–4 weeks (n = 20); 5–8 weeks (n = 15); B. Female (10 nm), 0–4 weeks (n = 20); 5–8 weeks 9–12 weeks (n = 10); 13–20 weeks (n = 5). (n = 15); 9–12 weeks (n = 10); 13–21 weeks (n = 5). C. Male (25 nm), 0–4 weeks (n = 20); 5–8 weeks (n = 15); D. Female (25 nm), 0–4 weeks (n = 20); 5–8 weeks 9–12 weeks (n = 10); 13–20 weeks (n = 5). (n = 15); 9–12 weeks (n = 10); 13–21 weeks (n = 5).

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