Table 1: Body weight (BW), muscle weight relative to BW, myofiber cross-sectional area (FCSA), capillary-to-fiber (C/F) ratio, capillary density (CD), and MMP-2 positive area in the TA muscles.

CONDNDN + ES

BW (g)177 ± 24160 ± 21160 ± 17
TA muscle weight (mg/g BW)1.91 ± 0.181.23 ±  1.62 ±  
EDL muscle weight (mg/g BW)0.48 ± 0.080.38 ±  0.38 ±  
Sol muscle weight (mg/g BW)0.37 ± 0.070.25 ±  0.27 ±  
TA FCSA (μm2)1425 ± 272952 ±  1365 ±  
C/F ratio1.22 ± 0.310.73 ±  1.17 ±  
CD (#/mm2)698 ± 272620 ± 211714 ± 265
MMP-2 positive area (μm2)275 ± 148824 ±  1101 ±  

and versus CON; and versus DN.