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Table 1 Body weight, dry uterus weight and uterus atrophy index in all studied groups

From: Endogenous female sex hormones delay the development of renal dysfunction in apolipoprotein E-deficient mice

Parameters Groups
C57 Sham (8) C57 OVX (5) ApoE Sham (10) ApoE OVX (6)
Body weight (g) 21.8 ± 0.7 21.9 ± 0.7 22.0 ± 0.9 22.2 ± 0.9
Uterus weight (mg) 13.5 ± 1.6 2.1 ± 0.1* 15.4 ± 1.1 2.5 ± 0.5*
Uterus atrophy index (mg/g) 0.62 ± 0.07 0.10 ± 0.01* 0.7 ± 0.01 0.11 ± 0.02*
  1. All values are expressed as means ± SEMs. The number in parentheses represents the number of animals in each group. *p < 0.05 vs. sham animals.