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Research Article

Chicken Embryos as a Potential New Model for Early Onset Type I Diabetes

Table 1

The numbers and rates of death and cataract after various STZ or high-glucose injections. Various doses of STZ or high-glucose were injected into the chick embryos at E11, and the data were taken at E18.

GroupTotal
(number)
Survival
(number)
Death
(number)
Cataract
(number)
Death rate %
(death/total)
Cataract rate % (Cataract/Survival)

Control6156538%5.4%
STZ 300 mg/kg-egg463793219.6%86.4%
STZ 275 mg/kg-egg21165923.4%56.2%
STZ 250 mg/kg-egg22157531.8%30%
Glucose 3000 mg/kg-egg23617374%50%
Glucose 2500 mg/kg-egg972322.2%41.8%