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Table 3 Number of ovarian follicles counted on day 5 after the 4 st administration (mean ± SEM,n = 8)

From: Leptin receptor signaling inhibits ovarian follicle development and egg laying in chicken hens

Types of follicles Controls Immunized
Large yellow follicles 4.2 ± 2.0a 2.4 ± 2.5a
Small yellow follicles 8.4 ± 2.6a 4.8 ± 1.8b
Large white follicles 19.2 ± 9.3a 14.8 ± 8.0a
Atretic follicle 0 ± 0a 4.0 ± 0.9b
  1. Note: Values in the same row with different superscript letters differ significantly (a-b, P < 0.05). Data are mean ± SEM (n = 8).