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Table 2 Comparison between OPG and RANKL expression in different groups ( x ¯ ± s, n = 5)

From: Influence of glucocorticoids on the osteogenic differentiation of rat bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells

Group OPG (ng/ml) RANKL (pmol/l)
Normal 16.3092 ± 0.8425▲▲ 3.0708 ± 1.2391▲▲
Normal induction 23.8044 ± 1.7818 5.0082 ± 1.0355
GIOP 14.1432 ± 2.6551▲▲ 1.6027 ± 0.1123▲▲
GIOP induction 20.1376 ± 3.0025 2.0739 ± 0.2375▲▲
  1. P < 0.05, P < 0.01, vs. normal group; P < 0.05, ▲▲ P < 0.01, vs. normal induction group; P < 0.05, P < 0.01, vs. GIOP induction group.