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Table 3 Mammary gland density analysis of tamoxifen treated 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 = 13) 8.07 ± 0.91 6.98 ± 0.99 15.06 ± 1.51 53.7 ± 4.1
Tamoxifen (n = 23) 5.77 ± 0.72 6.76 ± 1.08 12.53 ± 1.64 46.2 ± 3.2
p < 0.001 0.538 < 0.001 < 0.001
  1. Values are means ± SD