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Table 1 Summary, radiological data assessed by DEXA and pQCT: means and standard deviations of BMC (g/cm3), TOT CNT (total content) and CRT CNT (cortical content)

From: Whole bone testing in small animals: systematic characterization of the mechanical properties of different rodent bones available for rat fracture models

  BMC (g/cm3) TOT CNT CRT CNT Δ right/left BMC Δ right/left TOT CNT Δ right/left TOT CNT p value
Femur 0.56 ± 0.20 11.76 ± 3.45 10.78 ± 3.21 0.012 ± 0.033 0.599 ± 1.050 0.276 ± 0.375 n.s.
Tibia 0.41 ± 0.15 8.57 ± 2.57 7.90 ± 2.41 0.007 ± 0.007 0.213 ± 0.177 0.194 ± 0.160 n.s.
Humerus 0.26 ± 0.09 7.65 ± 2.37 7.07 ± 2.21 0.003 ± 0.002 0.276 ± 0.375 0.242 ± 0.356 n.s.
  1. No significant differences between the right and the left sides