WKY


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WKYWistar-Kyoto Rat
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As shown in Figure 1, 16-week MIE did not lead to changes of heart weight/body weight (HW/BW) ratio and indexes of cardiac function including LVSP, LVEDP, + [LVdP/dt.sub.max], and - [LVdP/dt.sub.max] in WKY rats, indicating MIE does not affect cardiac function in non-hypertensive rats.
(103.) Reaven GM, Ho H, Hoffman BB: Effects of a fructose-enriched diet on plasma insulin and triglyceride concentration in SHR and WKY rats.
During gastric distension, WKY rats have a lower intragastric volume, indicating impaired gastric accommodation.
MacHado, "Decreased diabetes-induced glycemic impairment in WKY and SHR involves enhanced skeletal muscle Slc2a4/GLUT4 expression," Diabetology and Metabolic Syndrome, vol.
Brain APA activity was higher in spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHR) than in Wistar-Kyoto (WKY) rats [5].
Its brain expression has been previously compared between SHRSP and Wistar Kyoto (WKY) rat strains with evidence of a significant downregulation in the stroke-prone rat [31].
Male spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHRs) (n = 50) and 10 Wistar-Kyoto (WKY) rats (n = 10), weighing 64-72 g, were purchased from Beijing Vital River Laboratory Animal Technology Co.
Wistar Kyoto (WKY) rats and spontaneously hypertensive rats (SHRs) were purchased from Doo-Yeol Biotech (Seoul, Korea), while the animal diets were purchased from Central Lab.
Moreover, Chinese and other ginsengs can reduce vascular aging in hypertensive compared to normal Wistar-Kyoto (WKY) rats (Tao and Lei 2012).
Se emplearon ratas macho, de 16 semanas de edad, de las cepas Sprague Dawley (SD), Wistar Kyoto (WKY) y espontaneamente hipertensas (SHR) provenientes del Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas (IVIC) (Caracas, Venezuela).