Biochemistry Research International / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Collagen Content in Skin and Internal Organs of the Tight Skin Mouse: An Animal Model of Scleroderma

Table 1

Hydroxyproline content in skin of B6 +/+ and B6 Tsk/+ mice.

Group SexAge in weeksNumber of miceSite 1
Mean ± S.E
Site 2
Mean ± S.E
Site 3
Mean ± S.E

B6 +/+F24–276
B6 Tsk/+ F23–256

B6 +/+M24–276
B6 Tsk/+ M24–276

Hydroxyproline content is expressed as g/4 mm skin punch. F: females; M: males. Site 1: proximal; Site 2: middle; Site 3: distal dorsum. S.E: standard error. Statistical comparisons were performed using the -test following analysis of variance (see Section 2).