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Table 2 Locomotory behavior of female mice offspring at postnatal day 22 after perinatal exposure to aqueous extract of green tea (n = 8 females per group)

From: Neurobehavioral changes in mice offspring exposed to green tea during fetal and early postnatal development

Treatment groups Median number (with ranges) of acts and postures
Number of squares crossed Wall rears Rears Wash Locomotion duration (s) Immobility duration (s)
Control 168.5
(111–233)
15.3
(4–26)
2
(1–5)
10
(2–19)
169.2
(126–229)
130.8
(71–174)
20 g/L 204.5*
(172–245)
29.5*
(29–41)
4.5*
(2–8)
6.4*
(2–16)
223*
(164–267)
76.9*
(33–136)
50 g/L 268.5**
(184– 277)
40.5***
(27–61)
12.3***
(4–19)
10
(2–19)
244***
(198–274)
56.5***
(26–102)
  1. Statistical comparisons were conducted using the Mann–Whitney U test
  2. *, ** and *** indicate statistically significant differences at p < 0.05, p < 0.01 and p < 0.001, respectively