TABLE 2.

Levels of PDGF-A and GM-CSF mRNA in WT and ERβ−/− mouse lungsa

Mouse descriptionPDGF-AGM-CSF
Female
    WT2.89 ± 0.751.36 ± 0.20
    ERβ−/−1.23 ± 0.95*0.90 ± 0.07**
Male
    WT1.17 ± 0.461.56 ± 0.23
    ERβ−/−1.25 ± 0.62 (NS)1.30 ± 0.50 (NS)
  • a Data are means ± standard deviations (n = 3 to 4). *, P < 0.05; , P < 0.01; NS, not significant (unpaired Student's t test).