Table 2.

Differences in the length of individual phases of the estrus cycle based on the genotype of hosts and ovarian grafts

GenotypeNo. mice examinedAverage length (d)
HostGraftProestrusEstrusProestrus + estrusMetestrusDiestrus
Wild-typeWild-type151.06 ± 0.080.94 ± 0.082.00 ± 0.111.48 ± 0.194.77 ± 0.67
MutantMutant141.35 ± 0.091.17 ± 0.172.52 ± 0.171.63 ± 0.264.28 ± 0.64
MutantWild-type101.08 ± 0.080.89 ± 0.071.97 ± 0.111.59 ± 0.154.31 ± 0.77
Wild-typeMutant91.27 ± 0.081.21 ± 0.152.48 ± 0.161.56 ± 0.233.68 ± 0.59
Genotypes comparedP (top: t test; bottom: nonparametric)
ProestrusEstrusProestrus + estrusMetestrusDiestrus
0.0250.2110.0130.6500.600
0.0320.2500.0250.8220.526
0.8900.7200.8700.7000.660
0.8700.9800.6100.1800.600
0.0380.1970.0220.8900.970
0.0420.3120.0120.3800.860
0.4980.8500.8700.8500.530
0.5050.6300.9700.8700.610
0.1170.0940.0180.8120.276
0.1250.1120.0480.8320.310
0.1120.0680.0190.9160.528
0.1260.1390.0160.6810.513

NOTE:

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: normal host with normal ovary
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: mutant host with wild-typemutant host with mutant ovary


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normal host with mutant ovary : normal host with mutant ovary
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: mutant host with normal ovarymutant host with normal ovary