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Table 1 Area Measurements of Time Course Mammary Gland Whole Mounts

From: Quantitative Assessment of Mammary Gland Density in Rodents Using Digital Image Analysis

DOA Epithelial area (cm2) Interductal fat pad area (cm2) Total area (cm2) Epithelial density area % Epithelial volume (∑OD) Interductal fat pad volume (∑OD) Total volume (∑OD) Epithelial density volume %
21 0.86 ± 0.08a 0.81 ± 0.07a 1.62 ± 0.14a 52.68 ± 1.27a 6425.5 ± 583.8a,h 2164.0 ± 211.5a,h 8570.9 ± 779.2a,h 75.07 ± 0.83a,h
28 2.69 ± 0.16b 1.73 ± 0.15b 4.36 ± 0.28b 61.91 ± 1.00b,h 17225.8 ± 1744.7b,h,i 3460.6 ± 458.4b,h,i 20700.6 ± 2168.1b,h,i 83.47 ± 0.84b,i
35 4.07 ± 0.31c 2.63 ± 0.25c,h 6.53 ± 0.54c 62.59 ± 0.63c,h 30042.1 ± 3548.6c,i,j,k 7178.2 ± 1147.3c,i,j 37220.3 ± 4692.7c,i,j,k 81.17 ± 0.51c,i
42 5.20 ± 0.21d 3.28 ± 0.18d,h 8.28 ± 0.37d 62.89 ± 0.73d,h 43344.1 ± 3761.8d,j,l 10286.4 ± 716.4d,j,k 53630.6 ± 4388.7d,j,l 80.63 ± 0.71d,i
49 6.82 ± 0.20e 5.32 ± 0.20e,i 11.77 ± 0.32e 58.00 ± 1.04e,h 43475.6 ± 4520.7e,k,l 12114.0 ± 1031.7e,k 55589.6 ± 5449.1e,k,l 77.90 ± 0.94e,h,i
56 8.38 ± 0.23f,h 5.35 ± 0.15f,i,j 13.85 ± 0.35f,h 60.50 ± 0.58f,h 76073.4 ± 4138.3f,m 21564.5 ± 1122.4f,l 97637.8 ± 4899.8f,m 77.83 ± 0.74f,h,i
63 9.19 ± 0.32g,h 5.34 ± 0.09g,j 14.74 ± 0.38g,h 62.23 ± 0.66g,h 88775.5 ± 7127.8g,m 24786.9 ± 1160.2g,l 113562.4 ± 8120.4g,m 77.85 ± 0.75g,h,i
  1. Values are means ± SEM (n = 9 per DOA). Values in a column with different superscripts are statistically different, p < 0.05 by method of Bonferroni for multiple comparisons.