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Table 1 Echocardiographic analysis of young and old TauTKO mice

From: Cardiac and skeletal muscle abnormality in taurine transporter-knockout mice

  Young (5-month-old) Old (>9-month-old)
Genotype WT (n=3) TauTKO (n=4) WT (n=5) TauTKO (n=7)
LVIDd (cm) 0.37±0.03 0.35±0.03 0.41±0.01 0.40±0.01
LVIDs (cm) 0.25±0.04 0.26±0.02 0.27±0.01 0.31±0.01
FS (%) 30.87±9.22 25.65±4.75 34.18±2.52 22.48±1.92*
  1. LVIDd; left ventricular end-diastolic internal dimension, LVIDs; left ventricular end-systolic internal dimension, FS; fractional shortening, *; p<0.01 v.s. WT.