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Table 2 Spearman correlation between sex hormones and relative telomerase activity (TA) as well as telomere length (TL) in Japanese medaka O. latipes

From: Medaka fish exhibits longevity gender gap, a natural drop in estrogen and telomere shortening during aging: a unique model for studying sex-dependent longevity

   Female Male
   TA TL (TRF) TA TL (TRF)
Estrogen Gill 0.31* 0.51** - -
(E2) Liver 0.34* 0.68** - -
Testosterone Gill - 0.47** 0.41* -
(TT) Liver - 0.60*** - 0.41*
11-keto testosterone Gill - 0.54*** - -
(11-KT) Liver - 0.71*** - 0.39*
  1. Numerical figures are Spearman’s rank-order correlation coefficients (ρ) that are statistical significant. Asterisks represent FDR-adjusted p-values. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001, -: not significant.