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Table 1 Rat model characteristics, echo morphometry and serum glucose

From: Zinc-induced cardiomyocyte relaxation in a rat model of hyperglycemia is independent of myosin isoform

  HG (n=8) nonHG (8)
Age (wks) 19.8 ± 0.3 20.1 ± 0.4
PTU diet (wks) 12.8 ± 0.3 13.1 ± 0.4
Body mass (g) 217 ± 5 † 278 ± 15
Glucose 1 wks (mg/dL) 287 ± 20 no measure
Glucose 6 wks (mg/dL) 422 ± 21 †† 75 ± 6
Heart rate (bpm) 213.3 ± 9.1 229.1 ± 5.0
LVD dias (mm) 6.99 ± 0.18 6.88 ± 0.26
LVD sys (mm) 4.40 ± 0.16 4.41 ± 0.25
Fractional Shortening (%) 37.0 ± 1.7 35.9 ± 2.3
Ejection Fraction (%) 74.7 ± 1.9 73.0 ± 2.7
Ejection Time (ms) 146.6 ± 5.6 # 135.8 ± 2.7
Circum. Velocity (circ/s) 2.56 ± 0.17 2.67 ± 0.21
LVPWT dias (mm) 1.35 ± 0.09 1.23 ± 0.09
  1. Statistical differences by two-tailed t-test between HG and nonHG. #P<0.10, †P<0.01, ††P<0.001.