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Table 4 Mammary gland density analysis of 9-cis retinoic acid (120ppm) 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 = 5) 5.44 ± 0.46 4.22 ± 0.33 9.66 ± 0.55 56.3 ± 2.6
9-cisRA (n = 5) 1.67 ± 0.34 3.40 ± 0.50 5.06 ± 0.79 32.8 ± 2.9
p < 0.001 0.015 < 0.001 < 0.001
  1. Values are means ± SD