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Table 2 Values obtained by fitting the Hill equation to the stated number of trabeculae in each group

From: Protection of the heart by treatment with a divalent-copper-selective chelator reveals a novel mechanism underlying cardiomyopathy in diabetic rats

  Control Diabetic TETA-treated diabetic
Number 9 7 7
Maximum stress (mN/mm 2 ) 38 ± 4 18 ± 4 a 39 ± 8 b
Hill coefficient (N) 6.3 ± 1.2 5.1 ± 0.9 8.4 ± 1.6
K 1/2 (nmol/L) 688 ± 60 1018 ± 105 c 799 ± 37
  1. Data are means ± SEM. P- values were determined by Kruskal-Wallis one-way ANOVA with post-hoc Dunn’s Multiple-Comparisons tests: a, Diabetic vs Control groups, P = 0.008; b, Diabetic vs TETA-treated diabetic rats, P = 0.03; c, Diabetic vs Control rats, P = 0.012.