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Table 4 Mean (sd) plasma estradiol-17β concentration and median (IQR) plasma testosterone and androstenedione concentrations in incessantly ovulating (IO) and breeder (BR) mice killed on the afternoon of estrus, at 6-12 months (m) of age.

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

Age Treatment n* Estradiol-17β (pg/ml) mean (sd) Testosterone (ng/ml) median (IQR) Androstenedione (ng/ml) median (IQR)
6 m IO 19 17.82 (10.61) 0.37 (0.28, 0.64) 0.64 (0.47, 1.41)
  BR 15 22.05 (9.35) 0.50 (0.41, 0.80) 0.63 (0.52, 0.84)
9 m IO 12 18.96 (12.79) 0.24 (0.18, 0.26) 0.48 (0.38, 0.67)
  BR 15 16.66 (9.58) 0.24 (0.12, 0.48) 0.40 (0.30, 0.53)
12 m IO 16 24.49 (13.60) 0.27 (0.15, 041) 0.43 (0.29, 0.53)
  BR 14 22.71 (11.38) 0.19 (0.15, 0.32) 0.32 (0.30, 0.46)
  1. * n = number of animals analyzed per group