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Table 3 Relative organ weights of female rats (% body weight)

From: Subchronic inhalation toxicity of gold nanoparticles

GROUP: (mean ± S.E) Control Low Middle High
Body weight 237.53 ± 6.76 (10) 264.88 ± 5.19 (10) 248.82 ± 9.05 (10) 245.26 ± 4.91 (10)
Ovary (Left) 0.020 ± 0.002 (10) 0.021 ± 0.001 (10) 0.019 ± 0.001 (10) 0.020 ± 0.001 (10)
Ovary (Right) 0.021 ± 0.001 (10) 0.021 ± 0.001 (10) 0.021 ± 0.001 (10) 0.021 ± 0.002 (10)
Kidney (Left) 0.29 ± 0.01 (10) 0.28 ± 0.00 (10) 0.30 ± 0.01 (10) 0.29 ± 0.01 (10)
Kidney (Right) 0.30 ± 0.01 (10) 0.29 ± 0.01 (10) 0.30 ± 0.01 (10) 0.29 ± 0.01 (10)
Spleen 0.20 ± 0.01 (10) 0.18 ± 0.01 (10) 0.19 ± 0.01 (10) 0.18 ± 0.01 (10)
Liver 2.42 ± 0.03 (10) 2.43 ± 0.04 (10) 2.54 ± 0.06 (10) 2.44 ± 0.05 (10)
Adrenal gland (Left) 0.013 ± 0.001 (10) 0.013 ± 0.001 (10) 0.012 ± 0.001 (10) 0.013 ± 0.001 (10)
Adrenal gland (Right) 0.013 ± 0.001 (10) 0.013 ± 0.001 (10) 0.012 ± 0.001 (10) 0.015 ± 0.002 (10)
Heart 0.34 ± 0.01 (10) 0.32 ± 0.01 (10) 0.32 ± 0.01 (10) 0.33 ± 0.01 (10)
Thymus 0.12 ± 0.00 (10) 0.14 ± 0.01 (10) 0.12 ± 0.01 (10) 0.13 ± 0.01 (10)
Lung (Left) 0.18 ± 0.03 (6) 0.17 ± 0.03 (6) 0.17 ± 0.02 (6) 0.16 ± 0.00 (6)
Kung (Right) 0.36 ± 0.05 (6) 0.31 ± 0.03 (6) 0.32 ± 0.04 (6) 0.30 ± 0.01 (6)
Brain 0.84 ± 0.02 (10) 0.76 ± 0.02 (10) 0.80 ± 0.03 (10) 0.82 ± 0.02 (10)
Olfactory bulb 0.040 ± 0.003 (10) 0.034 ± 0.002 (10) 0.041 ± 0.002 (10) 0.039 ± 0.002 (10)
Hypophysis 0.005 ± 0.001 (10) 0.005 ± 0.000 (10) 0.006 ± 0.001 (10) 0.006 ± 0.001 (10)
  1. ( ): number of animals