Table 1.

Relative expression levels of bikunin mRNA in rat liver and kidneysa

TissueTime of TestingnRelative Expression (transcripts/μg cDNA)
ControlHyperoxaluric Rats
aResults are given as mean ± SD.
bMann-Whitney test:Liver: control versus hyperoxaluric rats: NS.2 wk versus 8 wk rats: NS.Kidneys: 2 wk control versus hyperoxaluric rats: NS.8 wk control versus hyperoxaluric rats: P < 0.01.
Liver2 wk5176310 ± 85470.5170074 ± 84775.8
8 wk5189528 ± 86658.5173147 ± 71250.3
Kidneys2 wk5710 ± 166.41240 ± 415.9
8 wk5776 ± 147.710260 ± 698.6b