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Table 1 Mean ± SEM of progesterone (ng/ml), testosterone and estradiol (pg/ml) serum levels in control and sham treated animals during each day of the estrous cycle

From: Acute effects of unilateral sectioning the superior ovarian nerve of rats with unilateral ovariectomy on ovarian hormones (progesterone, testosterone and estradiol) levels vary during the estrous cycle

GROUP N D1 N D2 N P N O
PROGESTERONE
Control 10 24.0 ± 2.8 10 7.1 ± 1.2 10 14.1 ± 2.6 10 24.1 ± 2.4
Sham 9 63.5 ± 11.1* 10 33.0 ± 4.4* 10 28.7 ± 2.4* 10 26.3 ± 1.1
TESTOSTERONE
Control 10 10.8 ± 2.0 10 73.5 ± 9.8 10 145.8 ± 18.2 10 <2.0
Sham 9 19.1 ± 8.6 10 103.4 ± 14.0* 10 285.8 ± 20.8* 10 76.5 ± 20.8*
ESTRADIOL
Control 10 59.3 ± 4.6 10 38.9 ± 2.8 10 130.9 ± 13.1 10 29.1 ± 2.4
Sham 9 46.6 ± 5.6 10 38.6 ± 2.8 10 149.7 ± 11.3 10 30.2 ± 2.6
  1. * p < 0.05 vs. Control (Student's t test)