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Table 1 Experimental groups

From: Effect of dexamethasone prodrug on inflamed temporomandibular joints in juvenile rats

Group Animals, n Week 0 Week 4 Week 8
1 (CFA) 8 TMJ CFA TMJ CFA Killed
2 (CFA + P-DEX TMJ) 9 TMJ CFA TMJ CFA + P-DEX TMJ Killed
3 (CFA + P-DEX tail) 7 TMJ CFA TMJ CFA + P-DEX tail Killed
4 (no manipulation) 4a Killed
  1. CFA complete Freund’s adjuvant, P-DEX prodrug of dexamethasone, TMJ temporomandibular joint
  2. aBoth TMJs evaluated in each animal