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Table 1 Final body weight, left ventricle weight/body weight ratio (LVW/BW), blood pressures, and heart rate in WKY, SHR, WKY treated with captopril (WKYCPT), and SHR treated with captopril (SHRCPT).

From: Captopril reduces cardiac inflammatory markers in spontaneously hypertensive rats by inactivation of NF-kB

Parameter WKY SHR WKYCPT SHRCPT
Body weight (g) 391 ± 3 396 ± 10 372 ± 8 385 ± 16
LVW/BW (mg/g) 2.06 ± 0.08 2.68 ± 0.04*** 1.93 ± 0.05### 2.01 ± 0.09###
Final DBP (mm Hg) 114 ± 1 207 ± 0.6*** 115 ± 1### 117 ± 0.7###
Final SBP (mm Hg) 140 ± 0.9 231 ± 0.8*** 139 ± 1.1### 138 ± 0.8 ###
Heart rate (beats/min) 342 ± 1.1 392 ± 2.6*** 339 ± 1.8### 339 ± 1.7 ###
  1. DBP, diastolic blood pressure; SBP, systolic blood pressure. Values are expressed as means ± SEM (n = 6). ***P < 0.001 vs. WKY; ###P < 0.001 vs. SHR.