Description of a new method of ovariectomy in female rats.

@article{Khajuria2012DescriptionOA,
  title={Description of a new method of ovariectomy in female rats.},
  author={Deepak Kumar Khajuria and Rema Razdan and D. Roy Mahapatra},
  journal={Revista brasileira de reumatologia},
  year={2012},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={
          462-70
        }
}
Rats are currently the most used laboratory animals to investigate osteoporosis. We report an efficient method of ovariectomy and compared this method with the two other operative methods of ovariectomy (i.e., midline dorsal skin incision and double dorsolateral approach, which are used commonly for inducing experimental osteoporosis. Female Wistar rats, 12 weeks old, were divided into three groups. Ovariectomy was preceded by a single midline dorsal skin incision, 3 cm long, in the group A… CONTINUE READING

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