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Table 1 Body and uterus weight and plasma 17β-estradiol and cholesterol levels in C57 and ApoE-deficient mice groups

From: Endothelial dysfunction of resistance vessels in female apolipoprotein E-deficient mice

Parameters C57 ApoE
  Sham OVX Sham OVX
Body weight (g) 25.9 ± 0.5 (22) 26.8 ± 0.6 (22) 26.3 ± 0.6 (12) 25.5 ± 0.7 (12)
Uterus weight (mg) 30.3 ± 1.8 (22) 5.4 ± 0.7* (22) 36.2 ± 1.6 (12) 5.9 ± 1.3 (12)
Uterus weight/body weight (mg/g) 1.18 ± 0.10 (22) 0.20 ± 0.02* (22) 1.38 ± 0.07 (12) 0.23 ± 0.05 (12)
Plasma 17β-estradiol (pmol/L) 128 ± 8 (14) 61 ± 4* (13) 152 ± 12 (11) 71 ± 3 (9)
Plasma cholesterol (mmol/L) 1.66 ± 0.13 (16) 1.42 ± 0.11 (13) 10.77 ± 1.02* (11) 9.64 ± 0.88* (9)
  1. Data are reported as means ± SEM of the number of animals indicated in parentheses.
  2. OVX: ovariectomized. *P < 0.05 vs C57 Sham; P < 0.05 vs ApoE Sham (ANOVA).