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Table 1 Numbers of aberrant crypt foci (ACF)

From: Effects of a probiotic soy product and physical exercise on formation of pre-neoplastic lesions in rat colons in a short-term model of carcinogenic

Groups ACF
1 0.00
2 1.60 ± 0.57 a
3 2.00 ± 0.0a
4 3.20 ± 0.50ac
5 2.80 ± 0.50ad
6 2.00 ± 0.95a
7 3.80 ± 1.29bcd
8 1.16 ± 0.57a
  1. Values are expressed as means ± S.D. (n = 10 rats per group). Values with the same letters are not significantly different by post hoc Tukey test at p < 0.05.
  2. Group 1: healthy animals that did not receive the fermented product; Group 2: animals initiated with chemical carcinogen that did not receive the fermented product; Group 3: animals initiated with chemical carcinogen that received the fermented product plus moderate physical exercise; Group 4: animals initiated with chemical carcinogen that received the fermented product plus exhaustive physical exercise; Group 5: animals initiated with chemical carcinogen that received the fermented product; Group 6: animals initiated with chemical carcinogen that did moderate physical exercise; Group 7: animals initiated with chemical carcinogen that did exhaustive physical exercise; Group 8: animals initiated with chemical carcinogen that received the non-fermented product.
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