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Table 2 Characteristics of myofilament force production in the skinned strip and of native thin filament (NTF) velocity in the myosin motility assay

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

  HG (n=6) nonHG (6)
Tmin (mN/mm2) 4.24 ± 0.33 4.87 ± 0.18
Tmax (mN/mm2) 15.8 ± 1.4 16.9 ± 1.7
Tdev (mN/mm2) 11.6 ± 1.6 12.1 ± 1.8
pCa50 5.88 ± 0.02 5.89 ± 0.02
nHill 3.41 ± 0.38 3.06 ± 0.16
  (n=3) (3)
VCa, NTF (µm/s) 4.52 ± 0.30 4.62 ± 0.29
pCa50, NTF 6.35 ± 0.07 6.32 ± 0.06
nHill, NTF 1.36 ± 0.22 1.39 ± 0.23
  1. Tmin= minimum tensile stress, Tdev = developed tensile stress, pCa50 = pCa at 50% calcium activation, nHill = Hill coefficient, VCa, NTF = calcium-dependent NTF velocity.