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Table 2 Effect of SML on thymus and splenic weight in OVX mice

From: Effects of Salvia miltiorrhiza extract with supplemental liquefied calcium on osteoporosis in calcium-deficient ovariectomized mice

Parameter (mg)   OVX
   SME (mg/kg/day) SML (mg/kg/day)   
sham 50 100 200 50 100 200 LCa (60 mg/kg/day) E2 (0.1 mg/kg/every other day)
Thymus 49.4 ± 8.4ab 56.7 ± 10.5a 53.0 ± 9.4 ab 55.9 ± 11.5a 54.7 ± 10.5a 55.7 ± 11.5a 52.1 ± 5.9 ab 50.4 ± 8.9 ab 54.3 ± 12.1a 47.5 ± 7.5b
Spleen 151.9 ± 11.5a 97.3 ± 13.5 c 96.5 ± 13.7 c 98.5 ± 13.4 c 99.5 ± 19.3c 99.5 ± 14.7 c 134.9 ± 11.5b 136.2 ± 15.7b 99.3 ± 10.5c 137.5 ± 12.8b
  1. Values are given as means ± S.E.M. n = 7 for all groups. Data are the means ± S.E.M from three independent experiments. Means with different superscripts (a, b, c) are significantly different at p < 0.05 in pairwise comparisons.