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Table 1 General characteristics of animals

From: Intense exercise training is not effective to restore the endothelial NO-dependent relaxation in STZ-diabetic rat aorta

  Sedentary Control (SC) Trained control (TC) Sedentary diabetic (SD) Trained diabetic (TD)
  n = 10 n = 10 n = 14 n = 10
Body weight (g) 504.1 ± 6.3 478.3 ± 10.3* 293.1 ± 11.4 * † 330.2 ± 11.4 * † ‡
Blood glucose (mg/dl) 128.7 ± 3.7 124.3 ± 3.7 556.2 ±13.6 * † 497.4 ± 23.8 * † ‡
Citrate synthase (μmol.mL-1.min-1.g tissue-1) 56 ± 1 69 ± 4* 61 ± 6 100 ± 9 ‡
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SEM *= significantly different from sedentary control rats (p<0.05), † = significantly different from trained control rats, ‡ = significantly different from sedentary diabetic rats (p<0.05).