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Table 2 The comparison of blood parameters between transgenic and non-transgenic sheep

From: Efficient production of pronuclear embryos in breeding and nonbreeding season for generating transgenic sheep overexpressing TLR4

Parameters Transgenic Non-transgenic Normal range [42, 43]
Number of sheep 5 10  
RBC, 1012/L 10.67 ± 0.49 9.77 ± 0.85 8–15
HGB, g/L 108.67 ± 8.08 96.29 ± 8.46 80–160
HCT, % 36.73 ± 2.67* 30.07 ± 2.03 24–45
MCV, fL 32.53 ± 1.65 30.87 ± 2.02 23–48
MCH, pg 10.20 ± 0.56 9.87 ± 0.66 8–12
MCHC, g/L 312.67 ± 3.06 319.71 ± 8.44 290–350
PLT, 109/L 348.00 ± 13.53 312.43 ± 139.79 175–500
WBC,109/L 9.20 ± 0.61 8.87 ± 1.27 4–12
SEG, % 65.70 ± 4.35 46.73 ± 15.13 1–52
BAND, % 0.10 ± 0.01 0.09 ± 0.04 0–3
MON, % 2.43 ± 1.15 2.66 ± 1.73 1–5
LYM, % 27.13 ± 4.43 43.89 ± 14.90 40–75
EOS, % 3.40 ± 1.64 5.66 ± 3.13 1–8
BAS, % 1.33 ± 0.21 1.07 ± 0.51 0–3
  1. Superscript letter (*) represents statistically significant difference (P < 0.05). Tg = Transgenic sheep, N = 5. NTg = Non-transgenic sheep, N = 10