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Table 1 The effects of Cosmos caudatus and calcium on dynamic histomorphometry parameters in ovariectomized rats

From: The effects of Cosmos caudatus (ulam raja) on dynamic and cellular bone histomorphometry in ovariectomized rats

Dynamic parameters Sham OVX Ca CC
Single labeled surface (%) 75.44 ± 4.00 78.99 ± 3.35 73.8 ± 6.33 73.1 ±6 .33
Double-labeled surface (%) 18.5 ± 3.33 24.68 ± 5.08 28.38 ± 2.78* 38.9 ± 4.10*
Mineralized surface (%) 58.69 ± 1.10 63.78 ± 1.18 60.55 ± 2.86 63.55 ± 3.10
Mineral appositional rate (μm/day) 1.52 ± 0.12 1.52 ± 0.13 3.20 ± 0.38#* 3.60 ± 0.09#*
Bone formation rate (μm3/μm2/day) 1.00 ± 0.09 1.08 ± 0.02 1.58 ± 0.27 1.48 ± 0.29
  1. Sham sham-operated rats.
  2. OVX ovariectomized rats.
  3. Ca ovariectomized rats supplemented with 1% calcium.
  4. CC ovariectomized rats supplemented with 500 mg/kg Cosmos caudatus.
  5. * significant vs sham group (p < 0.05).
  6. # significant vs OVX group (p < 0.05).
  7. Data is presented as mean ± S.E.M.