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Table 1 Status at week 3 of Dahl salt-sensitive male rats fed a low salt (LS) diet with or without aldosterone (ALDO).

From: The involvement of prostaglandins in the contractile function of the aorta by aldosterone

Parameter LS LS-ALDO
Body Weight 322 ± 6 315 ± 5
Prostacyclin 1877 ± 165 1636 ± 92
Prostaglandin E2 300 ± 43 115 ± 14a, b
  1. Values are means SEM, n = 6; aLS vs. LS-ALDO; prostacyclin vs. PGE2. Body weight is expressed in grams and prostaglandin values are expressed as pg/ml/mg ring wt