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Table 1 Distribution of mice in dichloroacetate treatment of collagen II-induced arthritis

From: Dichloroacetate alleviates development of collagen II-induced arthritis in female DBA/1 mice

  Gender Treatment Number of mice Arthritis indexa
First experiment Female DCA 4 3/4 (0.75)
  Female Water 4 30/4 (7.5)
  Male DCA 6 35/6 (5.8)
  Male Water 5 22/5 (4.4)
Second experiment Female DCA 10 6/10 (0.6)
  Female Water 10 34/10 (3.4)
  Male DCA 10 31/10 (3.1)
  Male Water 10 39/10 (3.9)
Third experiment Female DCA 8 7/8 (0.9)
  Female Water 8 38/8 (4.75)
OVX experiment 1 OVX DCA 10 16/10 (1.6)
  Sham DCA 10 3/10 (0.3)
OVX experiment 2 OVX DCA 21 63/21 (3.0)
  Sham DCA 19 23/19 (1.2)
  1. aArthritis index at termination of experiments. DCA, dichloroacetate; OVX, ovariectomy; Sham, sham-operated.