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Table 1 Characteristics of the LETO and OLETF rats in each groups

From: Exacerbation of acidosis during ischemia and reperfusion arrhythmia in hearts from type 2 Diabetic Otsuka Long-Evans Tokushima Fatty rats

  16-L 16-O 32-L 32-O 32-LT 32-OT
  (n = 8) (n = 8) (n = 8) (n = 8) (n = 7) (n = 8)
Body Weight (g) 383.8 ± 8.9 468.8 ± 10.6 ** 460.8 ± 7.6 563.2 ± 15.2†† 465.0 ± 14.9 521.4 ± 21.5
HbA1c (%) 3.04 ± 0.07 3.18 ± 0.06 3.17 ± 0.07 4.45 ± 0.26†† 3.09 ± 0.13 3.52 ± 0.07#
Serum Insulin (ng/ml) 1.5 ± 2.3 2.4 ± 0.8 1.7 ± 0.9 3.3 ± 1.1 1.6 ± 0.6 1.8 ± 0.2
Plasma glucose in OGTT (mg/dl)       
   pre 86.6 ± 2.2 100.9 ± 4.1* 106.3 ± 3.7 122.3 ± 5.1 95.8 ± 2.0 98.8 ± 3.9#
   60 min 131.1 ± 4.1 157.1 ± 14.4 142.5 ± 4.1 310.7 ± 5.0†† 134.9 ± 1.7 225.6 ± 6.9##
   120 min 102.6 ± 4.1 100.9 ± 1.9 101.9 ± 1.9 161.5 ± 4.8†† 95.1 ± 3.1 98.9 ± 4.3##
  1. Values are the means ± SEM. HbA1c, glycohemoglobin A1c; OGTT, oral glucose tolerance test.
  2. *p < 0.05 vs 16-L, **p < 0.01 vs 16-L, p < 0.05 vs 32-L, ††p < 0.01 vs 32-L, #p < 0.05 vs 32-O, ## p < 0.01 vs 32-O