Table 2.

Physiological parameters

GenotypeArterial blood gas analysisMean arterial blood pressure (mmHg)
pHpO2 (torr)pCO2(torr)PreischemiaIschemiaPostischemia
SOD1 Tg7.39  ± 0.02118.8  ± 11.944.9  ± 1.6104.0  ± 3.136.4  ± 0.4125.0  ± 10.0
Non-Tg7.34  ± 0.03116.4  ± 10.450.1  ± 3.7102.6  ± 2.236.8  ± 0.5128.8  ± 4.1
  • All data are expressed as mean ± SE. The arterial samples were collected just after reperfusion. No significant difference was observed between SOD1 Tg rats and non-Tg littermates (n= 5, p > 0.05).