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Table 1 Survival and hatching rates of chicken embryos after busulfan treatment

From: Compensatory proliferation of endogenous chicken primordial germ cells after elimination by busulfan treatment

Dose (μg) Number of embryos Survival rates of embryos on incubation day (%) Hatched (%)
Day 3 Day 7 Day 10 Day 14 Day 17 Day 20
Untreated controls (0) 71 94.47 ± 1.08 92.96 ± 1.41 89.93 ± 4.17 88.64 ± 3.99 88.64 ± 3.99 85.91 ± 2.81 84.47 ± 1.49
Busulfan treated (100) 144 87.03 ± 3.16 77.65 ± 3.36 69.75 ± 4.93 68.39 ± 5.31 68.39 ± 5.31 67.65 ± 5.01 61.85 ± 2.59
P value 0.0902 0.0136 0.0354 0.0381 0.0381 0.0336 0.0016