TABLE 1

Characteristics of the animal groups

nBlood pressure (mmHg)Weight (g)
WKY16126 ± 11283.8 ± 26.5
SHRSP16174 ± 12*227.6 ± 13.5*
  • Data are means ± SE. The SHRSP are known to be smaller in size than age-matched WKY animals (4,28). A statistical difference between the groups is denoted:

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    * P < 0.02 for both.