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Table 2 Femoral length and weight

From: Effects of dietary supplementation of nickel and nickel-zinc on femoral bone structure in rabbits

Group No of bones Femoral length (cm) Femoral weight (g)
1 10 10.52 ± 0.27 15.78 ± 1.42
2 10 10.78 ± 0.29 17.76 ± 2.05
3 10 10.63 ± 0.37 16.13 ± 1.07
Tukey's test*   1 vs .2 +
  1. P < 0.05 (+)
  2. * Numbers (1-3) refer to group numbers
  3. Average femoral length and weight in 3 groups of rabbits (n = 5 per group) receiving either 35 g NiCl2 per 100 kg of mixture (group 1), 35 g NiCl2 and 30 g ZnCl2 per 100 kg of mixture (group 2) or no additional Ni or Zn (group 3) for 90 days.