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Table 3 Comet assay

From: Lipid damage is the best marker of oxidative injury during the cardiac remodeling process induced by tobacco smoke

Tail intensity (%) C Group
n = 6
ETS Group
n = 6
P value
Cardiac Tissue
 Buffer 24.0 ± 10.6 18.9 ± 6.4 0.684
 FPG 9.4 ± 4.8 10.4 ± 7.1 0.828
 Endo III 6.6 (6.2–12.5) 5.4 (4.8–14.2) 0.400
Blood 22.5 ± 3.3 25.9 ± 8.4 0.485
  1. C control animals, ETS animals exposed to tobacco smoke, FPG formamidopyrimidine glycosylase, Endo III endonuclease III
  2. Data are expressed as the mean ± SD or medians (including the lower quartile and upper quartile)