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Table 1 Effect of homocysteine (20 μM) infusion on cardiac contractility

From: Role of homocysteine in the development of cardiovascular disease

Cardiac contractility dP/dt (mmHg/sec)
Control SHR
1622 ± 120 1056 ± 182*
  1. Results are means ± SE of 6 experiments. Homocysteine was infused through microdialysis probe in paraventricular nucleus and then cardiac contractility was measured through a Miller catheter.
  2. *P < 0.05.