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Table 1 Overview of interventions in sheep osteoporosis model

From: A tissue-based approach to selection of reference genes for quantitative real-time PCR in a sheep osteoporosis model

  Surgery Medication Antibiotic Diet Cortico-steroids
Control Sham X X standard feed
OVX ovariectomy X X standard feed
OVXD ovariectomy X X deficient in calcium and vitamin D3
OVXDS ovariectomy X X deficient in calcium and vitamin D3 X
  1. Animals were treated with the respective procedures for eight months
  2. OVX ovariectomy, OVXD ovariectomy + diet, OVXDS ovariectomy + diet + steroids