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Table 1 Total follicle number, atretic follicle number and rate of atretic follicles

From: Pioglitazone is effective for multiple phenotyepes of the Zucker fa/fa rat with polycystc ovary morphology and insulin resistance

Number or percent Control rats PCO model rats Pioglitazone treated PCO model rats
Total follicle number 90.80 ± 14.50 123.40 ± 11.52* 100.50 ± 19.95
Atretic follicle number 37.25 ± 6.61 65.40 ± 8.65** 44.25 ± 10.28
Rate of atretic follicle (%) 41.19 ± 3.21% 52.99 ± 2.85%** 43.82 ± 2.78%
Number of rats 5 5 5
  1. Values are mean ± SD
  2. *P < 0.05 v.s. control rats
  3. **P < 0.05 v.s. control rats, Pioglitazone treated PCO model rats