Skip to main content

Table 2 Mean ± SEM of hormone levels in vehicle (Vh) or estradiol valerate (EV) injected on day 10 of age

From: Unilateral sectioning of the superior ovarian nerve of rats with polycystic ovarian syndrome restores ovulation in the innervated ovary

Group Progesterone (ng/ml) Testosterone (ng/ml) Estradiol (pg/ml)
Vh 11.4 ± 1.4 25.0 ± 6.1 21.2 ± 1.3
Vh+Sham bilateral 13.9 ± 1.3 16.1 ± 0.5 22.1 ± 1.4
Vh+BSON 9.0 ± 1.4† ND* 15.0 ± 1.9†
EV 13.9 ± 2.4 54.5 ± 5.7 36.7 ± 5.5
EV+Sham bilateral 10.9 ± 0.9 32.1 ± 6.2§ 18.7 ± 2.0§
EV+BSON 6.6 ± 0.9#§ 27.8 ± 4.6§ 18.7 ± 1.6§
  1. † p < 0.05 vs. Vh+sham bilateral operated group (ANOVA followed by Tukey Test)
  2. § p < 0.05 vs. EV group (ANOVA followed by Tukey Test)
  3. * p < 0.05 vs. Vh group (ANOVA followed by Tukey Test)
  4. # p < 0.05 vs. their EV+sham bilateral operated group (Student's "t" test)