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Table 1 Summary of GPER immunostaining in the epididymis of adult Sprague Dawley (SD), Brown Norway (BN) and Wistar rats

From: Immunolocalization of G protein-coupled estrogen receptor in the rat epididymis

Region Rat Strain Cytoplasm Apical Surface Nuclei
Initial Segment Adult SD ++ +/− -
  Adult BN + +/− -
  Adult Wistar + +/− -
Caput Adult SD ++ +++ -
  Adult BN + ++ -
  Adult Wistar + + -
Corpus Adult SD +++ +++ +
  Adult BN ++ +++ +
  Adult Wistar ++ +++ +
Cauda Adult SD ++ ++ +/−
  Adult BN ++ +++ +/−
  Adult Wistar + ++ +
  1. Intensity of immunostaining was scored as negative (−), weak positive (+), moderate positive (++) or strong positive (+++)