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Table 3 Quantified DNA of C. gariepinus fed contaminated copepods

From: Effect of feeding of cyclopoid copepods (Eucyclop sp.) exposed to engineered titanium dioxide nanoparticles (nTiO2) and Lead (Pb2+) on Clarias gariepinus growth and metabolism

Fish treatments (μg/L) DNA concentration (ng/μL)
Control 102.4a ± 14.21 (92.4–112.5)
Pb(6.5) 22.9b ± 2.82 (20.9–24.9)
Pb(15) 30ab ± 14.14 (20–40)
nTiO2 (7.5) 91.85c ± 1.20 (91–92.7)
nTiO2 (16.5) 21.2d ± 1.55 (20.1–22.3)
Pb(6.5) + nTiO2 (7.5) 90.7bc ± 0.42 (90.4–91)
Pb(6.5) + nTiO2 (16.5) 48.65a ± 8 .98 (42.3–55)
Pb(15) + nTiO2 (7.5) 77.6e ± 2.28 (57.6–97.6)
Pb(15) + nTiO2 (16.5) 72.3f ± 25.03 (54.6–90)
  1. Superscripts of the same letter on the same row are not significant (P > 0.05)