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Table 2 Median (25th and 75th percentile) tissue concentrations of alpha- and gamma-tocopherols between the treatment groups in ewes (N = 18)

From: Tocopherol induced angiogenesis in placental vascular network in late pregnant ewes

   Concentrations
Tissue Treatment Groups aT (mg/kg) gT (μg/kg)
Placenta aT 9.19 (6.77, 12.1)a 45.5 (10.0, 83.3)a
  gT 2.74 (2.26, 6.22)b 607 (477, 1057)b
  Control 2.88 (1.85, 4.16)b 92.4 (57.6, 153.0)a
Uterus aT 5.23 (4.38, 6.50)a 0 (0, 189.3)a
  gT 3.28 (2.34, 3.54)b 737.7 (607.1, 979.6)b
  Control 2.34 (1.91, 3.87)b 156.5 (110.3, 237.1)c
  1. abcdifferent superscripts between treatment groups within tissue are significantly different (P < 0.05); aT- alpha tocopherol; gT-gamma tocopherol; CON - Control