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Table 3 Median (IQR) percentages of BrdU-stained nuclei observed in the OSE and cyst epithelia and median (range) of BrdU-stained nuclei observed in normal rete ovarii of mice of different ages and total lifetime ovulation number.

From: E-cadherin expression and bromodeoxyuridine incorporation during development of ovarian inclusion cysts in age-matched breeder and incessantly ovulated CD-1 mice

Group Treatment OSE n = 59 Cyst n = 36 Rete ovarii n = 16 Median(range)
6 m IO 1.3 (0.0, 2.6) 2.2 (0.0, 2.8) 0.0 (0.0, 2.0)
  BR 0.4 (0.1, 3.3) 0.9 (0.6, 4.0) 0.0 (0.0, 0.0)
9 m IO 0.7 (0.2, 1.3) 0.5 (0.1, 3.2) 0.0 (-) *
  BR 0.1 (0.0, 0.2) 1.5 (0.8, 2.3) 0.3 (0.0, 0.7)
12 m IO 0.2 (0.0, 0.7) 0.0 (0.0, 1.9) - **
  BR 0.1 (0.0, 0.1) 0.3 (0.0, 1.9) 0.0 (0.0, 2.0)
  1. * Normal rete ovarii tubules were observed in only one animal in this group.
  2. ** No normal, undilated rete ovarii tubules were observed in ovaries from this group.