Table 1: Body weight, uterine weight and, serum estradiol level in sham-operated control and ovariectomised groups.

GroupBody weight gain (g)Uterine weight (g)Estradiol (pg/mL)

Control 24.200 ± 0.2470.694 ± 0.007230.100 ± 11.296
OVX59.600 ± 2.716**0.590 ± 0.007**81.800 ± 2.913**

Each value represents the mean ± SEM of 10 rats; significantly different from control at ; . Control: sham-operated control rats; OVX: ovariectomised rats.