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Table 1 Effect of thymosin beta 4 treatment on body and heart weight after myocardial infarction

From: Thymosin beta 4 treatment improves left ventricular function after myocardial infarction and is related to Up-regulation of chitinase 3-like-1 in mice

  Day 2 Day 5 Day 7 Day 28
  Control (n = 3) TB4i.p. (n = 5) Control (n = 3) TB4 i.p. (n = 5) Control (n = 3) TB4 i.p. (n = 5) Control (n = 9) TB4 i.p. (n = 10) TB4 i.mc. (n = 10)
Body weight at day 0 (g) 25.8 ± 0.2 25.4 ± 1.9 24.2 ± 0.9 24.6 ± 2.3 25.5 ± 1.3 25.5 ± 0.9 26.6 ± 1.5 27.9 ± 2.3 27.0 ± 1.3
∆ body weight day 0 vs day 28 (g) −1.9 ± 2.3 −1.9 ± 1.1 −0.5 ± 0.9 −0.8 ± 0.7 0.4 ± 1.3 −2.5 ± 2.4 3.2 ± 1.0 1.5 ± 1.6* 2.1 ± 1.6
Heart weight (mg) 114 ± 2 117 ± 3 118 ± 13 118 ± 7 134 ± 16 120 ± 11 152 ± 16 151 ± 26 148 ± 20
Heart to body weight ratio (mg/g) 4.8 ± 0.4 5.0 ± 0.2 5.1 ± 0.5 5.0 ± 0.4 5.2 ± 0.8 5.2 ± 0.3 5.1 ± 0.4 4.9 ± 0.5 5.1 ± 0.6
  1. * = p < 0.05 compared to control, all other p = NS (mean ± SD)