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Table 2 Effects of conditioning and treatment on muscle properties.

From: Effects of dietary curcumin or N-acetylcysteine on NF-κB activity and contractile performance in ambulatory and unloaded murine soleus

  Ambulatory Unloaded
Parameter Control Curcumin Control Curcumin Control NAC
Soleus weight (mg) 7.3 ± 0.3 6.9 ± 0.4 3.4 ± 0.0a 3.3 ± 0.2a 3.6 ± 0.1a 3.8 ± 0.2a
Muscle length (cm) 1.10 ± 0.02 1.13 ± 0.02 1.02 ± 0.03b 1.09 ± 0.03b 0.96 ± 0.03 0.92 ± 0.03
Cross sectional area (cm 2 ) 6.3 ± 0.0 5.8 ± 0.0 3.2 ± 0.0c 3.0 ± 0.0c 3.5 ± 0.1 3.9 ± 0.1