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Table 1 Effects of culture in media conditioned by composites and amalgam on blastocyst development

From: Embryotoxicity assays for leached components from dental restorative materials

  Degeneration ZP hatching Attachment Outgrowth
Control 0/60 (0%) 34/60 (56.7%)
SD = 7,6%
34/34 (100%) +++
Composites
(polymerized)
18/57 (31.5%)**
SD = 3,2%
15/39 (38,5%)*
SD = 5%
14/15 (93.3%) SD = 9,8% ++
Composites
(non-polymerized)
23/55 (42%)**
SD = 2,1%
9/32 (28%)**
SD = 2,9%
9/9 (100%) ++
Amalgam 0/45 (0%) 23/45 (51%)
SD = 3,5%
23/23 (100%) +++
  1. *significant)ly different from the Control (t test = P < 0.05
  2. ** significantly different from the Control (t test = P < 0.001)