International Scholarly Research Notices / 2011 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Effect of Antimicrobial Peptide, Nisin, on the Reproductive Functions of Rats

Table 4

Effect of oral exposure of Nisin (50 mg/kg/day) on hematological profiles in male rats. Each value is the mean ± S.D. of five observations. No significant difference was observed between the control and treated groups.

ParameterControlTreated

RBC (×106/mm3)4212 ± 1924298 ± 236
Hematocrit (%)36.88 ± 3.1435.64 ± 2.11
Hemoglobin (g/dL)11.99 ± 1.3412.07 ± 0.91
WBC (×103/mm3)5008 ± 4915063 ± 388
Neutrophils (%)23.94 ± 1.0024.01 ± 1.68
Monocytes (%)2.63 ± 0.982.71 ± 0.34
Lmphocytes (%)4.86 ± 0.274.77 ± 0.30
Eosinophils (%)2.31 ± 0.372.68 ± 0.30

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