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Research Article

Epo Is Relevant Neither for Microvascular Formation Nor for the New Formation and Maintenance of Mice Skeletal Muscle Fibres in Both Normoxia and Hypoxia

Table 2

Body weight, hematocrit and haemoglobin concentration in wild-type (WT) and Epo-Ta g h mice in normoxia (Nx), acute hypoxia for 24 hours (AHx) and chronic hypoxia for 14 days (CHx) ( 𝑛 = 14 in each group).

WTEpo-TA g h
NxAHxCHxNxAHxCHx

Body weight (g)24.2 ± 1.323.1 ± 1.123.5 ± 0.923.0 ± 1.123.6 ± 1.323.1 ± 1.9
Muscle weight (g)0.15 ± 0.030.12 ± 0.010.15 ± 0.030.15 ± 0.020.12 ± 0.020.13 ± 0.01
Hematocrit (%)45.3 ± 1.651.7 ± 1.3*60.3 ± 1 . 6 #19.3 ± 1.1$21.6 ± 1.5*$27 ± 1 . 9 $
[ Haemoglobin ] g/dL17.3 ± 0.316.9 ± 0.419.2 ± 0.5*6.7 ± 0.5$6.1 ± 0.2$7.1 ± 0.5$

Values are means ± SD.
S i g n i c a n t l y different from corresponding Nx group, 𝑃 < . 0 5 ; #, significantly different from corresponding AHx group, 𝑃 < . 0 1 ; $, significantly different from corresponding WT group, 𝑃 < . 0 5 .

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