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Table 2 Tissue- and sex-specificity of methylcytosine (mC) content (%) in control rats

From: Haloperidol treatment induces tissue- and sex-specific changes in DNA methylation: a control study using rats

  mC content in leukocyte, brain, and liver DNA (mean ± SD)
Sex (n) Leukocytes P Brain P Liver P
Male (10) 3.843 ± 0.042 0.028 3.650 ± 0.023 0.791 3.412 ± 0.033 0.496
Female (10) 3.771 ± 0.048   3.652 ± 0.031   3.426 ± 0.027  
  1. n: numbers of rats analyzed.
  2. Differences in mean mC content between male and female rats were evaluated with the Mann-Whitney U test.