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Table 3 Serum levels of luteinizing hormone (LH), estradiol (E2), and progesterone (P4) at the time of sample collection (6:00 pm) in female mice at different stages of the estrous cycle

From: Sex-specific microRNA expression networks in an acute mouse model of ozone-induced lung inflammation

  LH (mIU/mL) E2 (pg/mL) P4 (ng/mL)
Mean SEM Mean SEM Mean SEM
Metestrus 5.66 0.19 3.77 0.35 1.99 0.20
Diestrus 4.96 0.33 2.59 0.38 5.89 1.84
Proestrus 9.78* 0.43 7.75* 0.55 4.08 0.67
Estrus 5.79 0.44 3.74 0.39 2.49 0.37
  1. *Significant difference vs. all other stages, P < 0.0001