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Table 4 Effects of CLA and EX on the Cortical Bone Parameters of the Tibia Fibular Junction Analyzed by pQCT densitometry.

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

Groups/Bone Parameters SFO SED SFO EX CLA SED CLA EX
Cortical Bone Area (mm 2 ) 2.779 ± 0.350 2.857 ± 0.120 3.347 ± 0.110 2.995 ± 0.060a
Cortical BMC (mg/mm) 3.303 ± 0.400a 3.672 ± 0.200 4.248 ± 0.070 3.811 ± 0.070a
Cortical BMD (g/mm 3 ) 3647.0 ± 171.3a 3897.0 ± 112.4 4281.0 ± 84.7 3915.0 ± 106.6a
Cortical Thickness (mm) 0.873 ± 0.057a 0.957 ± 0.030 1.044 ± 0.020 0.961 ± 0.020a
Periosteal Perimeter (mm) 11.36 ± 0.89a 12.07 ± 0.43 14.24 ± 0.37 12.58 ± 0.26a
Endocortical Perimeter (mm) 5.746 ± 0.430a 6.809 ± 0.310 6.819 ± 0.148 6.543 ± 0.180
  1. a = p < 0.05 vs CLA SED. 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.