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Table 1 Effects of total individual dose rate and body condition index on physiological blood parameters of adult breeding Eastern tree frog (Hyla orientalis) males inhabiting within the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Abbreviations are: sodium (Na), potassium (K), chloride (Cl), ionized calcium (iCa), total carbon dioxide (TCO2), glucose (Glu), urea nitrogen (BUN), and anion gap (AnGap)

From: Lack of impact of radiation on blood physiology biomarkers of Chernobyl tree frogs

  Total individual dose rate Body condition index
Chi-sq Estimate P-value Chi-sq Estimate P-value
Na 0.57 −0.006 0.450 1.98 1.979 0.159
K 3.11 3.114 0.078 0.65 0.648 0.421
Cl 0.002 0.002 0.963 0.22 0.219 0.640
iCa 0.14 0.136 0.712 0.002 0.002 0.967
TCO2 0.83 0.835 0.361 0.02 0.021 0.883
Glu 2.95 2.947 0.086 0.92 0.922 0.337
BUN 0.0002 0.0002 0.987 3.91 3.906 0.048
AnGap 0.29 0.298 0.585 0.01 0.011 0.916