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Table 1 Body weights and food intake of chronic DOX-induced cardiomyopathy model mice during 35 days

From: Premedication with pioglitazone prevents doxorubicin-induced left ventricular dysfunction in mice

n Vehicle DOX Pio + DOX
10 20 20
Body weights (g)
 Day 0 24.9 ± 0.5 26.3 ± 0.3* 26.6 ± 0.2*
 Day 7 25.5 ± 0.5 25.4 ± 0.3 25.7 ± 0.2
 Day 14 26.1 ± 0.5 25.4 ± 0.3 25.1 ± 0.2
 Day 21 26.7 ± 0.5 24.6 ± 0.3* 24.2* ± 0.2*
 Day 28 27.1 ± 0.5 24.4 ± 0.2* 23.9* ± 0.3*
 Day 35 27.4 ± 0.5 23.9 ± 0.2* 23.4* ± 0.3*
Food intake (g/day)
 Day 0 2.6 3.1 3.4
 Day 7 2.7 2.1 2.1
 Day 14 2.8 2.5 2.4
 Day 21 2.7 2.2 2.1
 Day 28 2.6 2.2 2.0
 Day 35 2.5 2.0 1.9
  1. Data are shown as the mean ± SEs (body weights) or mean (food intake). *P < 0.05 vs. Vehicle, n Number, DOX Doxorubicin, Pio Pioglitazone