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Table 2 Effects of CLA and EX on BMD (g/cm2) from different bone sites analyzed using DEXA densitometry.

From: Effects of conjugated linoleic acid and exercise on bone mass in young male Balb/C mice

Groups/Bone sites SFO SED SFO EX CLA SED CLA EX
Distal Femoral Metaphysis 0.3355 ± 0.0200a 0.3368 ± 0.0010b 0.3654 ± 0.0001 0.3654 ± 0.0001
Proximal tibial Metaphysis 0.2582 ± 0.0080b 0.2846 ± 0.0060a 0.3053 ± 0.0050 0.2846 ± 0.0060a
Femoral Diaphysis 0.3341 ± 0.0100a,b,c 0.3730 ± 0.0008 0.4059 ± 0.0100 0.3767 ± 0.0009
Tibial Diaphysis 0.1994 ± 0.0008a 0.1944 ± 0.0006a,b 0.2107 ± 0.0003 0.2107 ± 0.0003
Lumbar Vertebra (L3) 0.1956 ± 0.0010a 0.2107 ± 0.0010 0.2449 ± 0.0100 0.2244 ± 0.0008
Lumbar Vertebra (L4) 0.2289 ± 0.0006 0.2572 ± 0.0200 0.2515 ± 0.0010 0.2515 ± 0.0010
Lumbar Vertebra (L5) 0.2076 ± 0.0009a,b 0.2618 ± 0.0006 0.2696 ± 0.0150 0.2696 ± 0.0150
  1. a = p < 0.05 vs CLA SED, b = p < 0.05 vs CLA EX, c = p < 0.05 vs SFO EX. SFO SED = Safflower Oil (SFO) Sedentary (SED), SFO EX = SFO and Exercise (EX), CLA SED = Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) SED, CLA EX = CLA and EX.