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Table 1 Characteristics of the rats evaluated 1

From: Mineral bone disorder in chronic kidney disease: head-to-head comparison of the 5/6 nephrectomy and adenine models

Variable Control AIRF 5/6Nx
(n = 10) (n = 10) (n = 10)
Initial body weight (g) 324.4 ± 37.4 307.1 ± 30.8 307.9 ± 19.9
Final body weight (g) 366.1 ± 18.7 312.0 ± 17.2a 385.4 ± 59.8a,b
Food intake (g/day) 17.5 ± 1.4 16.8 ± 1.9 18.9 ± 0.7b
Urine output (ml) 11.4 ± 5.4 53.7 ± 11.2a 22.7 ± 6.7a,b
TCP-BP (mmHg) 119.7 ± 7.3 154.4 ± 20.4a 220.0 ± 19.5a,b
LVW/100 g BW 0.18 ± 0.01 0.21 ± 0.02a 0.21 ± 0.05
  1. 1Data expressed as mean ± SD.
  2. TCP-BP, Blood pressure, as measured by tail cuff plethysmography.
  3. Initial, Before Nx5/6 and adenine diet protocol.
  4. Final, At the sacrifice.
  5. ap < 0.05 vs. Control; bp < 0.05 vs. AIRF.
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