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Table 2 Acute toxicity on earthworms exposed to culture supernatant of Penicillium sp. in MMSM and endosulfan

From: Penicillium sp. as an organism that degrades endosulfan and reduces its genotoxic effects

Treatment Earthworm expose during 24 hours Earthworm expose during 48 hours
Weight loss (g) Mortality (%) Weight loss (g) Mortality (%)
MMSM + Endosulfan + Penicillium sp.(t0) 1.08 ± 0.62 23 1.31 ± 0.70 100
MMSM + Endosulfan + Penicillium sp.(tf) 0.19 ± 0.02 0 0.47 ± 0.11 0
MMSM + Endosulfan (t0) 1.08 ± 0.62 23 1.31 ± 0.70 100
MMSM + Endosulfan (tf) 1.02 ± 0.01 17 1.24 ± 0.07 100
MMSM + Penicillium sp. (t0) 0.08 ± 0.02 0 0.22 ± 0.08 0
MMSM + Penicillium sp. (tf) 0.09 ± 0.04 0 0.15 ± 0.07 0
  1. We used culture media of Penicillium sp. at the beginning (t0) and after 144 hours of culture (tf).