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Table 2 Body weight, coefficient of kidney and titanium accumulation in mice kidney by intragastric administration of TiO 2 NPs for 90 consecutive days

From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: Intragastric exposure to titanium dioxide nanoparticles induced nephrotoxicity in mice, assessed by physiological and gene expression modifications

Index TiO2NPs (mg/kg bw)
  0 2.5 5 10
Net increase of body weight (g) 22.55 ± 1.13a 17.59 ± 0.88b 14.22 ± 0.71c 12.05 ± 0.61d
Relative weight of kidney (mg/g) 10.07 ± 0.50a 11.58 ± 0.58b 13.31 ± 0.67c 15.69 ± 0.78d
Ti content (ng/g tissue) Not detected 105 ± 5a 193 ± 10b 366 ± 18bc
  1. Different letters indicate significant differences between groups (p < 0.05). Values represent means ± SEM(N = 10).