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Table 1 Morphometric data for mice used in this study

From: Ischemia and reperfusion injury following cardioplegic arrest is attenuated by age and testosterone deficiency in male but not female mice

Parameter* Young male Old male Young female Old female
Body weight (g) 33.8 ± 2.8 35.1 ± 1.6 30.8 ± 1.9 37.3 ± 3.5
HW (mg) 217.7 ± 12.9 264.2 ± 25.5 191.7 ± 16.4 189.2 ± 4.0a
HW:BW (mg/g) 6.6 ± 0.4 7.7 ± 0.9 6.4 ± 0.7 5.2 ± 0.4
TL (mm) 18.6 ± 0.1 18.4 ± 0.4 18.7 ± 0.05 19.0 ± 0.2
HW:TL (mg/mm) 11.7 ± 0.7 14.4 ± 1.3b 10.2 ± 0.9 9.6 ± 0.2a
Number of mice 6 6 6 5
  1. HW heart weight, BW body weight, TL tibia length
  2. *Numbers represent mean ± SEM. Data were analyzed with two-way ANOVA with age and sex as main factors. Detailed statistical analysis is presented in Additional file 1: Table S1
  3. aDenotes significant effect of sex (p < 0.05)
  4. bDenotes significant effect of age (p < 0.05)