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Table 2 Total pool of creatine, total adenine nucleotides and adenylate energy charge in Control (male n = 10, female n = 14) and GK (male n = 13, female n = 12) rat hearts

From: Reduced up-regulation of the nitric oxide pathway and impaired endothelial and smooth muscle functions in the female type 2 diabetic goto-kakizaki rat heart

  Control GK
Male Female Male Female
Total pool of creatine μmol/g protein 94.3 ± 2.8 90.7 ± 4.6 90.9 ± 3.4 94.5 ± 1.6
TAN μmol/g protein 40.9 ± 1.1 37.5 ± 1.3 38.2 ± 1.6 39.9 ± 1.3
AEC 0.83 ± 0.008 0.84 ± 0.007 0.84 ± 0.004 0.85 ± 0.008
  1. TAN total adenine nucleotides (ATP + ADP + AMP), AEC adenylate energy charge ((ATP + 0.5ADP)/(ATP + ADP + AMP) * 10)