TABLE 5

Compartmental parameters of the NO system

k21Q1%FSR (%h−1)τ (h)k32Q2 (μmol · h−1 · kg−1)k21*10 (h−1)k32 (h−1)k02 (h−1)k21Q1 (μmol · h−1 · kg−1)Q2 (μmol/kg)P (μmol · h−1 · kg−1)
Control subjects
 Mean2.61 (9)0.47 (10)7.0 (17)0.391 (12)0.016 (9)0.111 (17)0.074 (17)0.018 (9)4.14 (26)0.633 (2)
 SE0.450.091.90.1100.0050.0260.0170.0061.050.178
 Min–max1.74–4.250.13–0.643.5–13.90.149–0.7270.005–0.0320.043–0.1730.029–0.1150.006–0.040.88–5.70.243–1.187
Type 2 diabetic patients
 Mean1.97 (15)0.33 (19)9.0 (31)0.295 (11)0.010 (15)0.126 (31)0.084 (31)0.009 (15)4.18 (43)0.482 (1)
 SE0.410.132.80.0780.0040.0450.030.0021.590.129
 Min-max0.27–2.800.12–0.941.9–17.90.175–0.6780.001–0.0270.034–0.3080.022–0.2050.001–0.0140.64–9.740.284–1.116
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    * Mean of precision of parameter estimate expressed as CV%, i.e., if pi denotes the parameter estimate, one has CV% = SD(pi)/pi × 100.