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Table 2 Mammary gland density analysis of ovariectomized rats

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

Treatment Epithelial area (cm2) Interductal fat pad area (cm2) Total mammary gland area (cm2) Epithelial density area %
Control (n = 5) 8.15 ± 0.99 7.20 ± 0.38 15.34 ± 0.77 52.9 ± 4.0
Ovariectomy (n = 5) 5.48 ± 0.71 5.57 ± 0.28 11.05 ± 0.77 49.4 ± 3.5
p 0.002 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.177
  1. Values are means ± SD