Table 3: Statistical analysis comparing the chromosomal aberrations (CAs) between the different groups within each treatment.

TreatmentsChromosomal aberrations value of the Kruskal-Wallis test

SpontaneousChromatid breaks (chtb)0.910
Bleomycin (6 μg/mL)0.007*
Radiation (3 Gy)0.000*
SpontaneousChromosome breaks (chrb)0.289
Bleomycin (6 μg/mL)0.036*
Radiation (3 Gy)0.197
SpontaneousChromosome fragments0.022*
Bleomycin (6 μg/mL)0.009*
Radiation (3 Gy)0.270
SpontaneousTranslocations (t)0.097
Bleomycin (6 μg/mL)0.100
Radiation (3 Gy)0.004*
SpontaneousDeletions (del)0.002*
Bleomycin (6 μg/mL)0.073
Radiation (3 Gy)0.004*
SpontaneousInterstitial deletions1.000
Bleomycin (6 μg/mL)0.293
Radiation (3 Gy)1.000
SpontaneousDicentric chromosomes1.000
Bleomycin (6 μg/mL)0.439
Radiation (3 Gy)1.000
SpontaneousTriradial figures1.000
Bleomycin (6 μg/mL)0.005*
Radiation (3 Gy)0.001*
SpontaneousQuadriradial figures1.000
Bleomycin (6 μg/mL)0.228
Radiation (3 Gy)0.222
SpontaneousRing chromosomes (r)1.000
Bleomycin (6 μg/mL)0.587
Radiation (3 Gy)0.943
SpontaneousAdditional materials (add)1.000
Bleomycin (6 μg/mL)1.000
Radiation (3 Gy)0.287
SpontaneousIsochromosomes (iso)1.00
Bleomycin (6 μg/mL)0.293
Radiation (3 Gy)1.00
SpontaneousChromatid failures (chtg)0.027*
Bleomycin (6 μg/mL)0.461
Radiation (3 Gy)0.014*
SpontaneousChromosomal failures (chrg)0.557
Bleomycin (6 μg/mL)0.021*
Radiation (3 Gy)0.461
SpontaneousFragile sites0.591
Bleomycin (6 μg/mL)0.314
Radiation (3 Gy)0.004*

demonstrates the chromosomal aberrations with statistically significant differences.