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Table 2 Means ± s.e.m. of testosterone serum concentration in control rats and animals injected with atropine sulfate (ATR) at 12.00 h on Diestrus 1, Diestrus 2 or Proestrus. The animals were sacrificed at 14.00 h.

From: The acute asymmetric effects of hemiovariectomy on testosterone secretion vary along the estrous cycle. The participation of the cholinergic system

Group N Diestrus 1 N Diestrus 2 N Proestrus
Control 7 6.3 ± 2.7 11 35.6 ± 6.9 13 52.3 ± 10.2
ATR 8 40.8 ± 6.4* 8 20.3 ± 3.4 8 89.4 ± 16.0
ATR+Anesthesia 10 30.3 ± 3.5* 8 23.6 ± 11.0 9 75.4 ± 8.3
  1. *p < 0.05 vs. control group, MANOVA followed by Tukey's test.