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Table 1 Experimental design

From: Sex-dimorphic neuroestradiol regulation of ventromedial hypothalamic nucleus glucoregulatory transmitter and glycogen metabolism enzyme protein expression in the rat

  Icva Pretreatment Subcutaneous injection Group identifier
Day 5-Day Day 11
Treatment groups
Male  Vb Vc V/V-M n = 6
 V INSd V/INS-M n = 6
 Lze V Lz/V-M n = 6
 Lz INS Lz/INS-M n = 6
Female  V V V/V-F n = 6
 V INS V/INS-F n = 6
 Lz V Lz/V-F n = 6
 Lz INS Lz/INS-F n = 6
  1. a Left lateral ventricle
  2. b Artificial cerebrospinal fluid (30%)/dimethyl sulfoxide (70%)
  3. c Sterile diluent; 100 μL/100 g bw
  4. d 10.0 U neutral protamine Hagedorn insulin/kg bw
  5. e 1.67 μg/μL dosage, 0.5 μL/h infusion rate, 7 day duration of pretreatment