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Figure 3

From: Alterations in vasomotor systems and mechanics of resistance-sized mesenteric arteries from SHR and WKY male rats following in vivo testosterone manipulation

Figure 3

Passive distensibility of resistance-sized mesenteric arteries from spontaneously hypertensive and Wistar Kyoto testosterone-manipulated males. Data are expressed as percentage distensibility (means ± SEM). (A) Passive distensibility was increased in spontaneously hypertensive castrate plus testosterone (SHR CAST + T) mesenteric arteries compared to SHR control (SHR CONT) (* P < 0.01) and SHR CAST (* P < 0.01). (B) Passive distensibility was increased in Wistar Kyoto (WKY) CAST mesenteric arteries compared to WKY CONT (* P < 0.05) and WKY CAST + T (* P < 0.05).

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