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During the acetone test, the total time engaged in nocifensive behaviors increased in the OVX, compared to the sham-operated, groups at 8 weeks and 6 months after surgery (Figure 2(b)).
Hypersensitivity to cutaneous plantar mechanical stimuli (von Frey assay) (a), cold (acetone test) (b) and cold plate tests (c), and heat (radiant heat hindpaw withdrawal assay) (d) develops by 8 weeks and persists for 6 months after ovariectomy.
The overall goal of our project was to validate the breath acetone test as a fast, reliable, and noninvasive tool for ketosis assessment suitable for clinical studies of the KD.