Table 2

Effect of CLA feeding on bcl-2 expression in different mammary gland structures

TreatmentImmunohistochemical score for bcl-2a
AlveoliTEBIDP
Control14.7 ± 1.115.1 ± 1.018.6 ± 1.1
CLA mixture13.6 ± 0.714.4 ± 0.99.5 ± 0.7b
9,11-CLA13.2 ± 0.613.7 ± 1.29.8 ± 0.8b
  • a Each score represents the results from six slides per rat, six rats per group, mean ± SE.

  • b P < 0.05 compared with the corresponding control value.