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Table 1 Body weight, femoral weight, femoral length and cortical bone thickness in adult male rats subchronic exposed to 5 mg of Na 2 SeO 3 /L in drinking water for 90 days (Se group) and control rats

From: Structural changes in femoral bone tissue of rats after subchronic peroral exposure to selenium

Group N Body weight (g) Femoral weight (g) Femoral length (cm) Cortical bone thickness (mm)
Control 10 405.0 ± 52.7 1.05 ± 0.17 3.94 ± 0.09 0.572±0.054
Se 10 352.5 ± 37.1 1.07 ± 0.11 3.74 ± 0.07 0.528±0.051
T-test   P < 0.05 NS P < 0.05 P < 0.05
  1. N: number of rats, NS: non-significant changes.