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Table 2 Data show animal groups and increases in tibial lengths during the experimental period.

From: Bone quality and growth characteristics of growth plates following limb transplantation between animals of different ages - Results of an experimental study in male syngeneic rats

  n Starting length (cm) Final Length (cm) Average net growth (cm)
Juvenile isochronografts 10 3.52 ± 0.24 (3.3-3.8 cm) 4.75 ± 0.21 (4.4-5.2 cm) 1.23 ± 0.13 (1.0-1.4 cm)
Juvenile contra lateral limbs 10 3.58 ± 0.32 (3.5-3.9 cm) 4.86 ± 0.23 (4.8-5.6 cm) 1.28 ± 0.19 (1.0-1.7 cm)
Juvenile-adult heterochronografts 5 3.56 ± 0.36 (3.4-3.9 cm) 4.78 ± 0.61 (3.9-5.3 cm) 1.22 ± 0.18 (1.0-1.4 cm)
Adult contra lateral limbs 5 4.58 ± 0.43 (4.1-5.1 cm) 5.08 ± 0.38 (4.8-5.7 cm) 0.50 ± 0.30 (0.0-0.80 cm)