Table 1.

Anatomic data

Wild-type MiceKnockout Mice
n87
BW, g39±329±2*
HW, mg
 Wet151±11217±27*
 Dry37±357±7*
LVW, mg
 Wet122±10179±23*
 Dry30±246±6*
RVW, mg
 Wet29±238±5
 Dry7.5±0.610.7±1.2*
HW/BW, mg/g
 Wet3.9±0.37.6±1.0*
 Dry0.96±0.062.00±0.26*
LVW/BW, mg/g
 Wet3.2±0.26.3±0.8*
 Dry0.77±0.051.63±0.02*
RVW/BW, mg/g
 Wet0.75±0.041.32±0.16*
 Dry0.19±0.010.38±0.05*
  • Values are means ± SE; n = number of observations. BW, body weight; HW, heart weight; LVW, left ventricular weight; RVW, right ventricular weight.

  • * P < 0.05 vs. wild-type mice.

  • P = 0.08 vs. wild-type mice.