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Table 1 The general characteristics of the four experimental groups

From: Up-regulating autophagy by targeting the mTOR-4EBP1 pathway: a possible mechanism for improving cardiac function in mice with experimental dilated cardiomyopathy

 Control groupDCM groupRapamycin group3-MA group
Number of death0100
Body weight (g)19.87 ± 2.4019.72 ± 2.2219.69 ± 2.1619.59 ± 2.27
Heart weight (g)0.22 ± 0.020.21 ± 0.010.22 ± 0.020.23 ± 0.03
HW/ BW (mg/g)11.09 ± 1.2510.94 ± 1.0811.15 ± 1.2111.53 ± 1.33
  1. HW/ BW Heart weight/ Body weight (mg/g); Each group, n = 8