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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)