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Table 4 p38 mRNA and protein expression (mean ± SD)

From: Triptolide improves systolic function and myocardial energy metabolism of diabetic cardiomyopathy in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

Parameter Group
Control DM DM + TP
VEGF mRNA (2-∆Ct) 0.116 ± 0.08 0.060 ± 0.03* 0.086 ± 0.03*#
PKG-1 protein expression (OD) 0.912 ± 0.18 0.413 ± 0.15* 0.704 ± 0.13*#
  1. ∆Ct, Ct gene of interest − Ct beta actin; OD, optical density as indexed to beta actin; DM, Diabetes Mellitus; TP, Triptolide. *P < 0.05 versus Control; #P < 0.05 versus DM