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Table 7 Left ventricular myocardial protein expression

From: Apocynin influence on oxidative stress and cardiac remodeling of spontaneously hypertensive rats with diabetes mellitus

  SHR (n = 7) SHR-APO (n = 7) SHR-DM (n = 7) SHR-DM-APO (n = 7)
Type I collagen 1.00 ± 0.41 1.08 ± 0.33 0.99 ± 0.28 0.96 ± 0.14
Type III collagen 1.00 ± 0.10 0.97 ± 0.11 0.77 ± 0.17* 0.83 ± 0.10#
Type I/III collagen ratio 1.00 ± 0.37 1.16 ± 0.42 1.33 ± 0.33 1.15 ± 0.13
Lysyl oxidase 1.00 ± 0.19 0.91 ± 0.15 0.90 ± 0.20 0.89 ± 0.13
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation
  2. SHR spontaneously hypertensive rats; SHR-APO SHR treated with apocynin; SHR-DM diabetic SHR; SHR-DM-APO diabetic SHR treated with apocynin
  3. Two-factor ANOVA; * p < 0.05 vs SHR; # p < 0.05 vs SHR-APO