Table 3. Long-term effects of β2-AR overexpression on kidney functiona

GFR (ml/min/100 g bw)FENa (%)FEK (%)
a Results were expressed as mean ± SE. bw, body weight.
Control rats
    PBS (n = 4)0.75 ± 0.071.28 ± 0.0911.52 ± 1.02
    LPS (n = 5)0.70 ± 0.051.39 ± 0.1013.11 ± 1.38
β2-AR rats
    PBS (n = 4)0.73 ± 0.041.09 ± 0.0810.77 ± 1.06
    LPS (n = 5)0.72 ± 0.031.07 ± 0.0711.72 ± 1.08