Table 1

Frequency (%) of estrous cycle phases at vaginal opening in female rats treated with various doses of AESb

Cycle phases

Total


Doses

Proestrus

Ĺ’strus

Metoestrus

Diestrus


0 mg/kg

19.05

42.9

33.3

4.8

100


8 mg/kg

23.1

46.2

7.7

23.1

100


32 mg/kg

23.1

23.1

46.2

7.7

100


64 mg/kg

38.5

38.5

15.4

7.7

100


(Fisher exact and Khi square tests).

Lienou et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:36   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-36

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