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Table 1 Effect of maternal nanopolystyrene pulmonary exposure on litter characteristics

From: Nanopolystyrene translocation and fetal deposition after acute lung exposure during late-stage pregnancy

Treatment n Maternal Weight (g) Number of Fetuses per Litter Fetal Weight (g) Placental Weight (g) Placental Efficiency Number of Resorption Sites
Saline 14 358 ± 12 13.1 ± 0.4 2.71 ± 0.05 0.48 ± 0.01 5.57 ± 0.26 0.42 ± 0.14
PS 11 382 ± 21 12.6 ± 0.6 *2.51 ± 0.06 *0.43 ± 0.01 5.79 ± 0.22 *1.13 ± 0.30
  1. Values are shown as mean ± SEM
  2. n number of dams. Statistics were analyzed with a one-way analysis of variance (*p ≤ 0.05)