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Table 3 Blood biochemistry values for each group

From: Echocardiographic integrated backscatter for detecting progression and regression of aortic valve calcifications in rats

  Baseline    Week 9    Week 21   
  Gr 1 (N=14) Gr 2 (N=14) p (Gr 1 vs. Gr 2) Gr 1 (N=14) Gr 2 (N=14) p (Gr 1 vs. Gr 2) Gr 1 (N=8) Gr 2 (N=8) p (Gr 1 vs. Gr 2)
  Adenine 0.5% Controls   Adenine 0.5% Controls   Adenine 0.5% Controls  
Creatinine (mg/dl) 0.39 ± 0.01 0.42 ± 0.01 0.078 2.33 ± 0.16 * 0.47 ± 0.01 * < 0.001 2.01 ± 0.36 * 0.47 ± 0.01 * < 0.001
BUN (mg/dl) 34.7 ± 1.7 33.2 ± 1.2 0.466 240.6 ± 13.0 * 33.4 ± 1.0 < 0.001 182.2 ± 28.0 * 32.3 ± 1.0 < 0.001
Ca (mg/dl) 10.6 ± 0.1 10.3 ± 0.2 0.478 7.8 ± 0.2 * 10.1 ± 0.1 < 0.001 10.0 ± 0.3 *# 10.7 ± 0.1 # 0.028
P (mg/dl) 6.6 ± 0.3 7.0 ± 0.2 0.322 17.0 ± 0.9 * 5.6 ± 0.3 * < 0.001 6.7 ± 1.2 # 5.0 ± 0.2 * 0.234
Ca x P (mg2/dl2) 70.0 ± 3.2 72.1 ± 2.9 0.639 132.8 ± 9.2 * 56.4 ± 1.8 * < 0.001 65.4 ± 9.4 # 52.1 ± 1.5 * 0.234
AP (U/L) 315.5 ± 9.8 303.6 ± 13.0 0.473 171.5 ± 6.5 ** 133.1 ± 7.0 ** 0.001 117.5 ± 2.9 **## 115.6 ± 5.6 **## 0.770
Osteocalcin 58.5 ± 2.2 54.2 ± 1.8 0.082 62.1 ± 2.2 19.8 ± 1.4 * < 0.001 75.8 ± 2.5 *# 11.3 ± 0.4 *# < 0.001
  1. Data are represented as means ± SEM. AP, alkaline phosphate; BUN, blood urea nitrogen; Ca, calcium; Ca x P, calcium x phosphorus product; Gr., group; P, phosphorus. * Vs. Baseline; p < 0.05. ** Vs. Baseline; p < 0.001. # Vs. Week 9; p < 0.05. ## Vs. Week 9; p < 0.001.