TABLE 1

Ca2+ transient characteristics in the presence or absence of 1.2 mmol/l palmitate

nΔF/F0D1/2 (ms)τ (ms)
Wild-type mice
    Control283.2 ± 0.1188.5 ± 5.7184.8 ± 8.4
    Palmitate302.6 ± 0.1*206.1 ± 4.6*214.1 ± 7.2*
ob/ob mice
    Control302.7 ± 0.1232.4 ± 7.8211.1 ± 6.3
    Palmitate273.0 ± 0.1211.0 ± 7.9*187.0 ± 7.8*
  • Data are means ± SE.

  • *

    * P < 0.05 vs. the basal condition within each group (wild-type or ob/ob).

  • P < 0.05 ob/ob vs. wild-type when studied under the same conditions. ΔF/F0, peak amplitude; τ, decay time constant; D1/2, half-width.