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Table 1 Physiological parameters for experimental animals used in study

From: Poly-arginine peptides reduce infarct volume in a permanent middle cerebral artery rat stroke model

  Saline (N = 12) R12 (N = 9) R15 (N = 8) R18 (N = 8)
PaO2 (mmHg) 115.10 ± 33.51 124.30 ± 18.40 112.80 ± 16.96 120.60 ± 20.34
PaCO2 (mmHg) 42.92 ± 5.82 46.00 ± 4.21 39.38 ± 5.20 44.25 ± 7.74
pH 7.44 ± 0.09 7.33 ± 0.08 7.31 ± 0.09 7.42 ± 0.08
Glucose (mmol/L) 7.74 ± 1.27 7.42 ± 1.06 7.03 ± 1.11 7.13 ± 1.08
Blood pressure (mmHg) 89.00 ± 8.44 78.44 ± 6.98 88.00 ± 9.97 79.63 ± 12.65
Body temperature (°C) 37.48 ± 0.18 37.58 ± 0.13 37.46 ± 0.21 37.51 ± 0.06
  1. PaO2, PaCO2, pH, blood pressure and glucose measured before MCAO. Body temperature data represent average over 2 h post-surgery monitoring period. Data are mean ± SD