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Table 4 Data on Haversian canals

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

Group No of sections Area (μm2) Perimeter (μm) Max. diameter
(μm)
Min. diameter
(μm)
1 66 373.08 ± 173.55 55.96 ± 11.86 25.50 ± 6.64 9.13 ± 2.47
2 87 335.54 ± 115.93 53.08 ± 8.61 23.94 ± 5.04 8.89 ± 2.16
3 105 344.70 ± 154.51 54.02 ± 11.20 24.54 ± 6.39 8.78 ± 2.19
Tukey's test* NS NS NS NS
  1. * Numbers (1-3) refer to group numbers, NS -- non-significant changes
  2. Data on Haversian canals 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.