Table 1

Experimental mice groups

Normal control group

Sham-OVX group

OVX group

Total (n)


OVX + Vehicle

OVX+E


PE (-)

12

12

12

12

48

PE (+)

12

12

12

12

48

Total (n)

24

24

24

24

96


E, oestrogen; PE(-), sham-implanted; PE(+), PE-implanted; OVX, ovariectomy.

Nich et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:R100   doi:10.1186/ar3381

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