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Table 2 Percentage of necrosis and apoptosis in hepatocytes isolated from control, KNO3, GdCl3 and Pb(C2H3O2)2 treated animals.*

From: Kupffer cells promote lead nitrate-induced hepatocyte apoptosis via oxidative stress

  Control KNO3 GdCl3 Pb(C2H3O2)2
%   1 day 3 days 5 days 1 day 3 days 5 days 1 day 3 days 5 days
Necrosis 5 (1.2) 7 (2.1) 18^(2.1) 45^(1.6) 15^(2.7) 16^(3.2) 20^(3.5) 6 (1.6) 7 (2.8) 10 (1.8)
Apoptosis 2 (0.2) 1 (0.2) 17^(3.4) 15^(1.0) 2 (0.9) 10 (2.3) 12^(4.1) 1 (0.1) 12 (2.8) 41^(7.5)
  1. * Values are given as mean (standard deviation), of at least three independent experiments of flow cytometry analysis. For each value, at least 10 000 events were counted. ^Significantly different in relation to Control (p < 0.05).