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Fig. 6 | Biology of Sex Differences

Fig. 6

From: Sex-dependent alteration of cardiac cytochrome P450 gene expression by doxorubicin in C57Bl/6 mice

Fig. 6

Effect of DOX exposure on gene expression of the Cyp2c family of cytochrome CYP enzymes. Total RNA was isolated from the hearts of male or female C57Bl/6 mice collected 24 h or 6 days after the administration of 20 mg/kg DOX or saline. Gene expression of a Cyp2c29 or b Cyp2c44 was determined by real-time PCR. Results of all groups were normalized to beta-actin levels and are expressed relative to male control of the same time point. Values are expressed as mean ± SEM. *p < 0.05, compared to control mice of the same sex; #p < 0.05, compared to male DOX-treated mice by Tukey’s post-hoc analysis. Main effects are not represented statistically on the figures, and the reader can refer to Table 2 for the main effects statistics

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