Table 2 Parameters of bone growth. Values expressed as mean (±standard deviation).
Groups Skull-tale length
(cm)
Tibia length
(mm)
Cartilage weight
(% of body weight)
Proteoglycan synthesis1
(cpm/100 mg tissue).
Sup/Ex 36.07 (1.20) 32.82 (1.68) .039 (.001) § 301.95 (81.50)
Ctrl/Ex 35.92 (2.33) 33.33 (2.39) .041 (.003) * 218.52 (80.40)
Sup/Sed 38.28 (.80) 34.12 (2.19) .034 (.003) 6395.95 (2066.20)
Ctrl/Sed 37.07 (1.30) 35.03 (2.67) .034 (.003) 6284.27 (1877.30)
by SO incorporation on cartilage
* p < 0.05 when compared to Ctrl/Sed
† p<0.05 when compared to Sup/Ex
‡ p<0.05 when compared to Ctrl/Ex
§ p<0.05 when compared to Sup/Sed.