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Table 3 Mean ± SEM of progesterone (ng/ml), testosterone and estradiol (pg/ml) serum levels in rats with unilateral sectioning of the SON

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
Sham 9 63.5 ± 11.1 10 103.4 ± 14.0 10 149.7 ± 11.3 10 26.3 ± 1.1
R-SON 10 36.3 ± 2.2* 8 115.1 ± 15.7 9 122.9 ± 12.1 8 40.2 ± 4.1*
L-SON 10 51.7 ± 11.0 8 62.2 ± 13.8*# 7 119.1 ± 11.2 8 71.2 ± 6.7*#
TESTOSTERONE
Sham 9 19.1 ± 8.6 9 103.4 ± 14.0 10 285.8 ± 28.0 10 76.5 ± 20.8
R-SON 10 20.3 ± 1.9 10 115.1 ± 15.7 9 194.7 ± 22.1* 8 111.3 ± 30. 1
L-SON 10 51.0 ± 8.4* 10 62.2 ± 13.8*# 7 306.2 ± 22.2# 8 56.7 ± 10.9
ESTRADIOL
Sham 9 46.6 ± 5.6 9 38.6 ± 2.8 10 149.7 ± 11.3 10 30.2 ± 2.6
R-SON 10 40.9 ± 4.5 10 42.7 ± 5.7 9 122.9 ± 12.1 8 48.9 ± 5.9
L-SON 10 43.1 ± 5.9 10 49.5 ± 3.2 7 119.1 ± 11.2 8 62.0 ± 12.1
  1. Performed at 13.00 h of diestrus 1, diestrus 2, proestrus or estrus, sacrificed one hour after treatment
  2. *p < 0.05 vs. Control: # p < 0.05 vs. R-SON (ANOVA followed by Tukey's test]