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Table 4 Comparison of Mean ± SEM TH-ir neuronal cells of control, estradiol, BPA 2 μg/kg, BPA 200 μg/kg, BPS 2 μg/kg, BPS 200 μg/kg treated groups, in 20 μm thick hypothalamic sections of 28 days old male rats

From: Comparative study of environmental pollutants bisphenol A and bisphenol S on sexual differentiation of anteroventral periventricular nucleus and spermatogenesis

Animals Control Estradiol 50 μg/kg BPA 2 μg/kg BPA 200 μg/kg BPS 2 μg/kg BPS 200 μg/kg
1 74.5 60.75 75 163.75 183 148
2 46.25 56.25 101 178.25 100.75 119.5
3 65.25 56.5 94.75 56.5 64.5 87
TH-ir Cell Bodies 62 ± 4.47 57.83 ± 3.68 90.25 ± 7.41b* 175 ± 8.2abc*** 80.08 ± 10.03d*** 118.16 ± 10.23abd***e*
  1. Values are expressed as mean SEM
  2. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, p*** < 0.001
  3. a = Values vs control, b = Values vs Bisphenol A 2 μg/kg, c = Values vs Bisphenol A 200 μg/kg, d = Values vs Bisphenol S 2 μg/kg