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Table 3 Mechanical parameters of diaphysial femur

From: Iron accumulation deteriorated bone loss in estrogen-deficient rats

Groups Sham OVX FAC1 FAC2
Maximum load (N) 169.22 ± 14.35 163.39 ± 15.16* 158.16 ± 16.35* 150.92 ± 12.76*#▲
Maximum stress (MPa) 134.66 ± 16.42 130.02 ± 17.14* 125.86 ± 11.76* 120.10 ± 11.37*#▲
Young’s modulus (MPa) 6579.16 ± 645.38 4969.6 ± 452.13* 4426.6 ± 460.75* 3608.7 ± 442.63*#
  1. Values were means ± SD. *p < 0.05 vs. sham, #p < 0.05 vs. OVX, ▲p < 0.05 vs. FAC1