Table 1: Effect of Ni+2 (as NiCl2·6H2O) on diet consumption, water intake, and weight gain of pregnant mice.

ParametersGroup I 
(control)
Group II 
(46.125 mg Ni/kg b.wt.)
Group III 
(92.25 mg Ni/kg b.wt.)
Group IV 
(184.5 mg Ni/kg b.wt.)
(Mean ± SEM)

Diet consumption (gm)
Water intake (mL)
Maternal weight (gm)
Percent mortality0000

One way analysis of variance.
*Almost significant ( ).
**Significant ( ).