Table 2

Serum leptin and IGF-I levels (ng/ml) from control, letrozole-treated, and tamoxifen-treated ovariectomized female nude mice

TreatmentNLeptinIGF-I
OVX51.96 ± 0.41481 ± 50
OVX + A81.39 ± 0.29449 ± 22
OVX + Let + A81.23 ± 0.24452 ± 36
OVX + Tam + A81.60 ± 0.44526 ± 16
  • NOTE. Values represent mean ± SE.

  • Abbreviations: OVX, ovariectomized; A, androstenedione, 100 μg/day; Let, letrozole, 10 μg/day; Tam, tamoxifen, 100 μg/day.