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Table 1 Total number (×106) and percentage of germ cells undergoing apoptosis in age-matched control (WT) and in ABP transgenic (TG) mice.

From: Dynamics of testicular germ cell apoptosis in normal mice and transgenic mice overexpressing rat androgen-binding protein

  Total number of germ cells Undergoing apoptosis (1 × 10 6 ) Percentage of germ cells undergoing apoptosis
Animal age WT TG WT TG
7 days 0.47 ± 0.074 0.56 ± 0.29 0.72 ± 0.18 0.79 ± 0.19
10 days 1.89 ± 0.32 1.75 ± 0.33 0.77 ± 0.13 0.79 ± 0.19
14 days 15.79 ± 2.36 19.70 ± 4.39 4.18 ± 0.93 4.64 ± 0.87
21 days 24.77 ± 1.88 54.97 ± 6.85 c 5.45 ± 1.68 11.47 ± 2.54b
30 days 141.74 ± 30.13 187.62 ± 16.09 a 8.26 ± 1.55 10.86 ± 0.99a
60 days 86.10 ± 28.62 116.10 ± 22.82 3.12 ± 1.28 4.93 ± 1.03a
90 days 151.61 ± 34.21 91.85 ± 27.78 a 4.17 ± 0.86 3.70 ± 0.79
120 days 154.41 ± 27.10 118.30 ± 15.49 4.59 ± 0.50 4.38 ± 0.53
180 days 184.49 ± 30.51 130.64 ± 23.59 a 6.25 ± 1.61 6.40 ± 1.12
240 days 202.26 ± 34.17 123.72 ± 12.78 b 6.39 ± 0.99 6.25 ± 1.14
360 days 203.97 ± 61.04 110.18 ± 16.77 a 6.36 ± 3.20 6.41 ± 2.54
  1. Unpaired 't' test was used. Values are Mean ± SD of 5 estimations; a p < 0.05; b p < 0.01; c p < 0.001 Statistical comparisons are between wild type control and TG mice at each individual age.