Research Paper Volume 12, Issue 21 pp 21376—21390

The mechanism of submandibular gland dysfunction after menopause may be associated with the ferroptosis

Figure 1. Sex hormone and body weight change after ovariectomy. (A) The level of serum estradiol concentration in the CON and OVX groups. (B) The expression of estrogen receptors in the CON12 and OVX12 group. (C), (D) Food intake and body weight in the CON and OVX group. Two-way ANOVA test. *p<0.05, **p<0.01 and ***p<0.001. ER = estrogen receptor, CON = control, OVX = ovariectomy.