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Table 2 Relative organ weights of male rats (% body weight)

From: Subchronic inhalation toxicity of gold nanoparticles

GROUP: (mean ± S.E) Control Low Middle High
Body weight 415.08 ± 7.79 (10) 412.81 ± 10.83 (10) 415.93 ± 11.72 (10) 440.81 ± 12.48 (10)
Testis (Left) 0.41 ± 0.01 (8) 0.44 ± 0.02 (10) 0.45 ± 0.01 (10) 0.41 ± 0.02 (8)
Testis (Right) 0.40 ± 0.01 (8) 0.43 ± 0.02 (10) 0.45 ± 0.01 (10) 0.40 ± 0.02 (8)
Kidney (Left) 0.27 ± 0.01 (8) 0.28 ± 0.00 (10) 0.29 ± 0.01 (10) 0.26 ± 0.01 (8)
Kidney (Right) 0.28 ± 0.01 (8) 0.29 ± 0.01 (10) 0.29 ± 0.01 (10) 0.28 ± 0.01 (8)
Spleen 0.17 ± 0.01 (8) 0.17 ± 0.01 (10) 0.17 ± 0.01 (10) 0.17 ± 0.01 (8)
Liver 2.60 ± 0.05 (8) 2.52 ± 0.05 (10) 2.61 ± 0.05 (10) 2.56 ± 0.05 (8)
Adrenal gland (Left) 0.007 ± 0.000 (8) 0.007 ± 0.001 (10) 0.007 ± 0.000 (10) 0.007 ± 0.000 (8)
Adrenal gland (Right) 0.007 ± 0.000 (8) 0.007 ± 0.000 (10) 0.007 ± 0.001 (10) 0.007 ± 0.001 (8)
Heart 0.27 ± 0.01 (8) 0.28 ± 0.00 (10) 0.28 ± 0.01 (10) 0.27 ± 0.00 (8)
Thymus 0.08 ± 0.01 (8) 0.08 ± 0.00 (10) 0.09 ± 0.01 (10) 0.08 ± 0.01 (8)
Lung (Left) 0.12 ± 0.00 (6) 0.12 ± 0.00 (6) 0.11 ± 0.00 (6) 0.11 ± 0.00 (6)
Kung (Right) 0.22 ± 0.00 (6) 0.23 ± 0.00 (6) 0.21 ± 0.00 (6) 0.21 ± 0.00 (6)
Brain 0.49 ± 0.01 (8) 0.51 ± 0.01 (10) 0.51 ± 0.01 (10) 0.47 ± 0.01 (8)
Olfactory bulb 0.017 ± 0.002 (8) 0.027 ± 0.002 (10) 0.023 ± 0.003 (10) 0.022 ± 0.001 (8)
Hypophysis 0.002 ± 0.000 (8) 0.002 ± 0.000 (10) 0.002 ± 0.000 (10) 0.002 ± 0.000 (8)
  1. ( ): number of animals