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Table 1 Morphometric parameters in the studied groups

From: Gamma-aminobutyric acid ameliorates gamma rays-induced oxidative stress in the small intestine of rats

  No. of villi No. of crypts Mucosal thickness (μm) Mucosal thickness (μm) Outer intestinal circumference (μm)
Control 50 135 56.35 ± 16.54 7.72 ± 0.76 1379.46
GABA 45 130 50.22 ± 15.23 7.13 ± 0.75 1334.52
IR 35* 95* 24.46 ± 8.90* 5.15 ± 0.66* 1231.66*
IR + GABA 38 110 48.36 ± 13.85 6.24 ± 0.71 1428.73
  1. Values are expressed as means ± standard deviation (n = 10)
  2. *Significantly different from the control at P < 0.05