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Table 2 Ossification sites of fetuses from mild diabetic (STZ) and non-diabetic (ND) rats.

From: Repercussions of mild diabetes on pregnancy in Wistar rats and on the fetal development

Ossification Sites ND STZ
Anterior phalange 3.99 ± 0.04 2.65 ± 1.20*
Metacarpus 4.00 ± 0.00 3.86 ± 0.31
Posterior phalange 2.58 ± 1.09 0.78 ± 1.60*
Metatarsus 4.98 ± 0.05 4.35 ± 0.43*
Caudal vertebrae 4.39 ± 0.81 4.24 ± 1.42
Sternebrae 6.00 ± 0.00 5.95 ± 0.12
Total 25.93 ± 1.50 21.82 ± 4.39*
  1. Data are reported as mean ± standard deviation
  2. *p < 0.05 - Student-Newman-Keuls Test