BioMed Research International / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Receptors of Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Ovarian-Axis Hormone in Uterine Myomas

Table 1

Quantitative evaluation of receptors expression by immunohistochemical staining in myometrium and myomas of reproductive and perimenopausal age women.

ReceptorReproductive agePerimenopausal age
Control groupSmall myomasLarge myomasControl groupSmall myomasLarge myomas

GnRH
FSH-R
LH-R
ER-
ER-
PR

The staining intensity was measured as described in methods. Data show an average optical density ± SD (see Section 2). Statistical significance was defined as a .
aControl groups; bcontrol group and any type of myoma for women in reproductive age; csmall and large myomas in reproductive age women; dcontrol group and any type of myoma for women in perimenopausal age; esmall and large myomas in perimenopausal age women; fsmall myomas in both age groups; glarge myomas in both age groups.