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Table 2 Ovarian weight (g) and index (g/kg) at postnatal day 43 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
Ovarian weight 0.10 ± 0.01 0.10 ± 0.03 0.09 ± 0.02 0.09 ± 0.02 0.07 ± 0.01 0.03 ± 0.01
P-value 1.000 0.612 0.431 < 0.001*** < 0.001***
Ovarian index 0.66 ± 0.08 0.69 ± 0.24 0.64 ± 0.16 0.61 ± 0.15 0.54 ± 0.11 0.17 ± 0.08
P-value 0.791 0.659 0.300 0.004** < 0.001***
  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)
  2. Each value is the mean ± SD of 12 rats except HB300 (11 rats). ** P < 0.01, *** P < 0.001 compared to controls