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Table 4 Basal left ventricular papillary muscle data

From: Influence of apocynin on cardiac remodeling in rats with streptozotocin-induced diabetes mellitus

  CTL
(n = 13)
CTL + APO
(n = 13)
DM
(n = 12)
DM + APO
(n = 13)
DT (g/mm2) 7.53 ± 1.48 7.67 ± 1.20 5.98 ± 2.86 7.23 ± 1.82
+ dT/dt (g/mm2/s) 79.9 ± 15.4 78.5 ± 13.6 52.5 ± 25.5* 63.5 ± 16.5#
TPT (ms) 183 ± 13 194 ± 17 224 ± 16* 230 ± 13#
− dT/dt (g/mm2/s) 32.0 ± 6.17 31.3 ± 6.55 20.7 ± 8.11* 23.8 ± 5.84#
RT (g/mm2) 1.00 ± 0.31 0.86 ± 0.38 0.85 ± 0.47 0.79 ± 0.25
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± standard deviation
  2. CTL control, CTL + APO control treated with apocynin, DM diabetes mellitus, DM + APO diabetes mellitus treated with apocynin, DT peak of developed tension, + dT/dt maximum rate of tension development, TPT time to peak tension,  dT/dt maximum rate of tension decline, RT resting tension
  3. * p < 0.05 vs CTL; # p < 0.05 vs CTL + APO