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Table 3 Characteristics of force-velocity relationships in skinned strips

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

  HG (n=6) nonHG (6)
a/Tmax (no units) 0.501 ± 0.086 0.392 ± 0.102
b (10-3 ML/s) 414 ± 104 347 ± 95
Vmax (10-3 ML/s) 817 ± 125 899 ± 85
Vopt (10-3 ML/s) 292 ± 45 291 ± 35
Topt/Tmax (%) 35.8 ± 1.5 32.5 ± 2.8
Pmax (10-3 ML/s × T/Tmax) 106 ± 18 98 ± 17
  1. a/Tmax = curvature index, b = velocity index, Vmax = extrapolated maximum unloaded velocity, Vopt = velocity at maximum power, Topt/Tmax = relative tension at maximum power, Pmax = maximum normalized power.