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Table 1 Quantitative 2D analysis of cortical bone tissue

From: Single and simultaneous effects of acrylamide and ethanol on bone microstructure of mice after one remodeling cycle

Measured structures Group n Area
(μm2)
Perimeter
(μm)
Mean. diameter (μm)
Primary osteons’ vascular canals C (1) 202 31.237 ± 4.453 19.841 ± 1.387 3.152 ± 0.275
A (2) 160 24.223 ± 3.802 17.484 ± 1.377 2.761 ± 0.271
E (3) 190 37.823 ± 5.445 21.814 ± 1.569 3.475 ± 0.312
AE (4) 140 27.038 ± 5.113 18.426 ± 1.751 2.915 ± 0.325
Games-Howell’s test 1:2*;1:3*;1:4*; 2:3*;3:4*;2:4* 1:2*;1:3*;1:4*; 2:3*;3:4*;2:4* 1:2*;1:3*;1:4*; 2:3*;3:4*;2:4*
Haversian canals C (1) 15 25.393 ± 4.083 18.027 ± 1.412 2.842 ± 0.301
A (2) 23 21.311 ± 4.681 16.331 ± 1.821 2.575 ± 0.332
E (3) 22 22.009 ± 3.639 16.681 ± 1.382 2.625 ± 0.275
AE (4) 29 19.061 ± 4.535 15.457 ± 1.813 2.431 ± 0.331
Games-Howell’s test 1:2*; 1:3*; 1:4* 1:2*; 1:3*; 1:4* 1:2*; 1:3*; 1:4*
Secondary osteons C (1) 15 296.011 ± 43.926 61.227 ± 4.357 9.725 ± 0.895
A (2) 23 267.056 ± 51.369 58.796 ± 5.425 9.275 ± 0.971
E (3) 22 248.959 ± 55.878 56.041 ± 6.321 8.885 ± 1.112
AE (4) 29 250.676 ± 47.697 56.535 ± 5.397 8.951 ± 1.045
Tukey’s test 1:3* 1:3* 1:2*;1:3*;2:3*;1:4*
  1. n number of measurements, C control mice, A mice receiving acrylamide, E mice receiving ethanol, AE mice receiving both toxins; P < 0.05 (*)