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Table 1 Values of serum biochemical markers and serum minerals by ages

From: Tartrate-resistant acid phosphate as biomarker of bone turnover over the lifespan and different physiologic stages in sheep

   Median ± IQR Range
    (Min–Max)
ALP (U/L) 1 month 849.5 ± 270.7 520–1354
  6 months 269.5 ± 136.2 89–454
  1 year 220.0 ± 135.0 138–583
  2 years 200.5 ± 90.25 116–295
  3–5 years gestation 104.5 ± 116.0 66–350
  3–5 years lactation 330.5 ± 159.2 105–390
  3–5 years dry 181.0 ± 133.5 108–363
  6–8 years 197.0 ± 127.0 63–444
  >8 years 119.0 ± 177.0 35–277
TRAP (U/L) 1 month 3.15 ± 0.45 2.9–3.7
  6 months 2.65 ± 0.10 2.5–2.9
  1 year 3.10 ± 0.50 2.4–3.6
  2 years 2.95 ± 0.60 2.2–3.2
  3–5 years gestation 2.80 ± 0.25 2.6–3.0
  3–5 years lactation 2.55 ± 0.37 2.3–2.8
  3–5 years dry 2.80 ± 0.25 2.0–3.3
  6–8 years 2.50 ± 0.07 2.4–2.7
  >8 years 2.65 ± 0.47 1.6–3.3
Calcium (mmol/L) 1 month 2.83 ± 0.12 2.57–2.90
  6 months 2.59 ± 0.23 2.35–2.75
  1 year 2.63 ± 0.10 2.55–2.83
  2 years 2.53 ± 0.20 2.33–2.68
  3–5 years gestation 2.49 ± 0.16 2.18–2.68
  3–5 years lactation 2.49 ± 0.18 2.38–2.65
  3–5 years dry 2.54 ± 0.13 2.35–2.65
  6–8 years 2.61 ± 0.10 2.50–2.68
  >8 years 2.33 ± 0.21 1.85–2.48
Magnesium (mmol/L) 1 month 0.91 ± 0.07 0.78–1.03
  6 months 0.96 ± 0.04 0.96–1.04
  1 year 1.02 ± 0.14 0.92–1.29
  2 years 1.04 ± 0.09 0.95–1.12
  3–5 years gestation 1.08 ± 0.17 0.92–1.29
  3–5 years lactation 1.03 ± 0.03 1.02–1.08
  3–5 years dry 0.97 ± 0.07 0.93–1.13
  6–8 years 1.05 ± 0.13 0.89–1.32
  >8 years 1.12 ± 0.26 0.88–1.56
Phosphorous (mmol/L) 1 month 3.21 ± 0.27 3.10–3.52
  6 months 2.21 ± 0.53 1.06–2.87
  1 year 1.87 ± 0.46 1.58–2.29
  2 years 1.59 ± 0.25 1.23–1.81
  3–5 years gestation 1.42 ± 0.63 1.13–1.98
  3–5 years lactation 1.45 ± 0.30 1.16–1.81
  3–5 years dry 1.36 ± 0.24 0.90–1.90
  6–8 years 1.56 ± 0.36 1.10–2.06
  >8 years 1.64 ± 0.05 1.06–2.42
  1. ALP: alkaline phosphatase; TRAP: tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase; IQR: interquartile range; Min: minimum; Max: maximum