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Table 3 Total nitrate concentration (NOx) 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
NOx nmol/mg protein 0.18 ± 0.02 0.19 ± 0.01 0.39 ± 0.03* 0.24 ± 0.01†‡
  1. *p < 0.0001 versus Male Control rat hearts p = 0.0113 versus Female Control rat hearts
  2. p = 0.0004 versus Male GK rat hearts