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Table 2 Biochemical parameters in all groups

From: Bone growth during rapamycin therapy in young rats

Serum Parameters 2 weeks 4 weeks
  Rapamycin, N = 6 Control, N = 6 Rapamycin, N = 7 Control, N = 7
Intact PTHa (pg/mL) 40 ± 22 68 ± 34 32 ± 21c 90 ± 37
Calciuma (mg/dL) 10 ± 0.6 10 ± 0.4 9.8 ± 0.1 10 ± 0.1
Phosphorusa (mg/dL) 12 ± 0.2b 12 ± 0.5 10 ± 0.5 11 ± 0.7
Creatininea (mg/dL) 0.2 ± 0.04b 0.2 ± 0.03b 0.3 ± 0.04 0.3 ± 0.07
IGF-Ia (ng/mL) 708 ± 222b 867 ± 180b 1028 ± 256c 1318 ± 297
  1. aObtained at the time of sacrifice
  2. bp < 0.003, 2 weeks versus 4 weeks (same group)
  3. cp < 0.006, rapamycin versus control (4 weeks)