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Table 3 Left ventricular gene expression

From: Left ventricular hypertrophy in experimental chronic kidney disease is associated with reduced expression of cardiac Kruppel-like factor 15

Fold change in mRNA (arbitrary units) Control Subtotal nephrectomy (STNx)
Vehicle Vehicle Ramipril
n 9 10 10
Angiotensin converting enzyme 1.00 ± 0.09 0.81 ± 0.08 0.38 ± 0.06††
Atrial natriuretic peptide 1.00 ± 0.26 7.98 ± 2.09** 0.92 ± 0.25††
Brain natriuretic peptide 1.00 ± 0.17 2.97 ± 0.55** 1.16 ± 1.22
Connective tissue growth factor 1.00 ± 0.17 7.76 ± 0.29* 0.48 ± 0.17††
GATA binding protein 4 1.00 ± 0.09 1.83 ± 0.3* 1.17 ± 0.18
Myocyte enhancer factor 2A 1.00 ± 0.11 1.64 ± 0.29 1.14 ± 0.18
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SEM. Control vs. STNx-vehicle (disease effect) *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01; STNx-vehicle vs. ramipril (treatment effect) P < 0.05, ††P < 0.01