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Table 4 Effect of SACD, RCD, HCD, and SATD on OPG and RANKL mRNA expression in * OB and bMSC from rats’ tibia

From: Semen astragali complanati- and rhizoma cibotii-enhanced bone formation in osteoporosis rats

Group n OPG mRNA expression in OB* OPG mRNA expression in bMSC* RANKL mRNA expression in OB RANKL mRNA expression in bMSC
NC 12 2.07 ± 0.46 7.33 ± 1.82 1.47 ± 0.52 5.84 ± 1.69
Sham 12 2.15 ± 0.66 7.65 ± 2.19 1.60 ± 0.50 6.07 ± 1.79
OVX 12 1.05 ± 0.40b 3.30 ± 1.03b 2.41 ± 0.53b 9.94 ± 2.16b
DES 12 1.98 ± 0.40d 6.92 ± 1.65d 1.70 ± 0.48d 6.26 ± 1.67d
SACD 12 1.82 ± 0.36d 6.44 ± 1.69d 1.83 ± 0.44d 6.87 ± 1.71d
RCD 12 1.43 ± 0.43b, c 5.00 ± 1.46b, d 2.18 ± 0.52a 8.87 ± 1.91b
HCD 11 0.97 ± 0.36b 3.28 ± 1.20b 2.20 ± 0.60a 9.82 ± 1.95b
SATD 11 1.28 ± 0.38b 3.69 ± 1.47b 2.10 ± 0.48a 9.51 ± 1.86b
  1. aCompare with sham control group: P < 0.05.
  2. bCompare with sham control group: P < 0.01.
  3. cCompare with OVX group: P < 0.05.
  4. dCompare with OVX group: P < 0.01.