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Table 2 Distribution of Bcl-2, Bax and cleaved caspase-3 expression in the different study groups

From: Heterotopic ovarian transplantation results in less apoptosis than orthotopic transplantation in a minipig model

  GI GII GIII GIV GV
Bcl-2 143.24 ± 23.77a 68.36 ± 12.05 40.66 ± 23.96 49.47 ± 13.56 50.93 ± 12.53
Bax 75.69 ± 24.80 97.18 ± 34.22b 125.30 ± 15.68c 107.79 ± 20.09 97.98 ± 24.98
Bcl-2/Bax 2.17 ± 1.11d 0.77 ± 0.27 0.32 ± 0.17 0.38 ± 0.22 0.45 ± 0.32
Cleaved Caspase-3 121.1 ± 25.50 159.30 ± 26.1 151.0 ± 28.9 135.0 ± 22.30 170.09 ± 23.60e
  1. Data shown are the means ± standard deviations
  2. aIndicates a significant difference with a p-value less than 0.05 compared with GII (p = 0042), GIII (p = 0039), GIV (p = 0038) and GV (p = 0037)
  3. b, cIndicates a significant difference with a p-value less than 0.05 compared with GI (p = 0049 and p = 0021, respectively GII and GIII)
  4. dIndicates a significant difference with a p-value less than 0.05 compared with GI. (p = 0032), GIII (p = 0013), GIV (p = 0022) and GV (p = 0027)
  5. eIndicates a significant difference with a p-value = 0045 compared with GI