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Table 1 Body weight and daily food intake gains (g) for 15 days in female adolescent rats

From: Effects of Huang Bai (Phellodendri Cortex) on bone growth and pubertal development in adolescent female rats

  Control HB100 HB300 rhGH Estradiol Triptorelin
BW gain 66.96 ± 4.45 65.04 ± 7.14 67.18 ± 10.91 72.25 ± 8.34 64.04 ± 8.91 82.46 ± 5.52
P-value 0.44 0.95 0.07 0.32 < 0.001***
DFI gain 13.50 ± 5.27 14.83 ± 2.75 13.25 ± 0.35 16.17 ± 7.11 17.17 ± 1.76 28.33 ± 7.97
P-value 0.72 0.95 0.63 0.32 0.05
  1. Control DW, HB100 Huang Bai (100 mg/kg), HB300 Huang Bai (300 mg/kg), rhGH recombinant human growth hormone (20 μg/kg), Estradiol 17β-estradiol (1 μg/kg), Triptorelin triptorelin (100 μg), BW body weight, DFI daily food intake
  2. Each value is the mean ± SD of 12 rats except HB300 (11 rats). *** P < 0.001 compared to controls