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Table 1 Body weight and cardiovascular and autonomic assessment in male rats (M), female in the non-ovulatory phase of the estrous cycle (FNOV), female in the ovulatory phase of the estrous cycle (FOV), and ovariectomized females (FO)

From: Ovarian status modulates cardiovascular autonomic control and oxidative stress in target organs

 MFNOVFOVFO
Body weight (g)381 ± 7265 ± 5*266 ± 4*329 ± 4*,†,‡
SAP (mmHg)134 ± 2128 ± 2137 ± 2141 ± 3
DAP (mmHg)100 ± 295 ± 2106 ± 2103 ± 3
VAR-SAP (mmHg2)24.8 ± 2.124.8 ± 1.437.8 ± 9.4*,†41.6 ± 4.1*,†
LF-SAP (mmHg2)7.3 ± 0.73.9 ± 0.4*5.1 ± 0.97.1 ± 0.8
VAR-PI (ms2)49.5 ± 5.844.5 ± 5.765.0 ± 10.065.1 ± 9.4
RMSSD (ms)5.9 ± 0.54.8 ± 0.67.1 ± 0.66.8 ± 0.7
% LF-PI (nu)26.3 ± 1.427.5 ± 2.130.7 ± 3.036.3 ± 2.3*,†
% HF-PI (nu)73.7 ± 1.472.5 ± 2.169.3 ± 3.065.6 ± 2.3*
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard error of the mean. n = 7 animals/group
  2. *p < 0.05 vs. M; p < 0.05 vs. FNOV; p < 0.05 vs. FOV
  3. Abbreviations: SAP systolic arterial pressure, DAP diastolic arterial pressure, VAR-SAP variance of systolic arterial pressure, LF-SAP low-frequency band of systolic arterial pressure, VAR-PI variance of pulse interval, RMSSD root mean square of successive RR interval differences, LF-PI low-frequency band of pulse interval, HF-PI high-frequency band of pulse interval