[Effects of alfacalcidol on osteoporosis in ovariectomized rats].

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of alfacalcidol on osteoporosis in rats induced by ovariectomy (OVX). METHODS Fifty-three virgin female Wistar rats of six months old were divided into 6 groups: (1) rats in baseline group (base) were sacrificed what 6 months before OVX, and those in the other 5 groups were either bilaterally OVX or sham-operated (sham… (More)

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