BioMed Research International / 2015 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Age-Specific Gene Expression Profiles of Rhesus Monkey Ovaries Detected by Microarray Analysis

Table 2

Comparison analysis of follicles numbers in different aged monkey ovaries.

GroupsNumber of ovaries countedNumber of sections counted per ovaryNumber of healthy follicles per ovary per animal (mean ± SEM)Number of atretic follicles per ovary per animal (mean ± SEM)Total follicles per ovary per animal (mean ± SEM)

Young33122097 ± 1243.0400.7 ± 21.422498 ± 1264.0
Middle-aged33312581 ± 512.7534.7 ± 39.113115 ± 499.4
Old3207.3 ± 2.32.7 ± 1.110.0 ± 1.3

Atretic follicles with no obvious oocytes were not counted. A, B, and C in each column indicate significant differences among groups ().