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Table 7 Organ weights (g) of female offspring

From: The Ramazzini Institute 13-week pilot study glyphosate-based herbicides administered at human-equivalent dose to Sprague Dawley rats: effects on development and endocrine system

  6-week cohort 13-week cohort
Control Glyphosate Roundup Control Glyphosate Roundup
No. of females examined 8 8 8 10 10 10
Body weight (g)a 225 ± 13 219 ± 11 223 ± 11 280 ± 20 283 ± 13 283 ± 13
Adrenal glandsa, b 0.081 ± 0.012
[0.036 ± 0.005]
0.073 ± 0.009
[0.033 ± 0.004]
0.079 ± 0.012
[0.036 ± 0.005]
0.094 ± 0.019
[0.033 ± 0.005]
0.084 ± 0.019
[0.030 ± 0.007]
0.086 ± 0.018
[0.031 ± 0.006]
Uterusa, b 0.499 ± 0.114
[0.221 ± 0.059]
0.531 ± 0.162
[0.241 ± 0.069]
0.619 ± 0.221
[0.277 ± 0.099]
0.539 ± 0.082
[0.192 ± 0.025]
0.575 ± 0.137
[0.202 ± 0.047]
0.589 ± 0.111
[0.209 ± 0.043]
Ovariesa, b 0.181 ± 0.024
[0.081 ± 0.012]
0.169 ± 0.027
[0.077 ± 0.013]
0.172 ± 0.034
[0.077 ± 0.014]
0.192 ± 0.029
[0.068 ± 0.009]
0.182 ± 0.025
[0.064 ± 0.009]
0.186 ± 0.036
[0.065 ± 0.012]
  1. aMean ± standard deviation
  2. bAbsolute organ weight (g). In square brackets relative organ weight (organ weight / body weight ratio × 100)