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Table 1 Gestation and birth data for each maternal treatment groupa

From: Mouse maternal systemic inflammation at the zygote stage causes blunted cytokine responsiveness in lipopolysaccharide-challenged adult offspring

Maternal treatment (μg/kg LPS) Number of mothers Gestation length (days) Total number of offspring Mean litter size Male:female ratio Mean birthweight (g)
0 (saline control) 6 19 65 10.8 ± 0.6 1.1 ± 0.17 1.62 ± 0.02
10 6 19 82 13.7 ± 0.6* 1.4 ± 0.21 1.57 ± 0.01
50 6 19 76 12.7 ± 0.3 1.0 ± 0.16 1.57 ± 0.01
150 6 19 68 11.3 ± 1.0 1.1 ± 0.18 1.64 ± 0.02
  1. aLPS: lipopolysaccharide. Values represent means ± SEM. *P ≤ 0.05 vs. control.