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Table 1 Comparison of goblet numbers at day 3 and 7 during ulcer healing

From: Thyroid hormones increase stomach goblet cell numbers and mucin expression during indomethacin induced ulcer healing in Wistar rats

Treatment N Neutral Acidic
Day P-value Day P-value
3 7 3 7  
Normal control 6 10.78 ± 1.09 10.62 ± 0.9 0.32 19 1.07 15.23 0.69 0.41
Ulcer + Normal saline 6 11.00 ± 2.55 7.33 ± 0.38 0.23 16.33 1.02 17.33 0.39 0.37
Ulcer + Thyroxine 6 14.67 ± 0.33 20.56 ± 1.56 0.02* 20.67 0.38 22.56 1.26 0.07
Ulcer + PTU 6 8.00 ± 1.06 11.78 ± 0.40 0.39 17.11 0.62 17.33 0.58 0.16
  1. Asterisks indicate significant differences at P<0.05
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