Table 3.

Subgroup analysis of urinary sodium excretion and plasma aldosterone levels (12-wk experiment, protocol 1)a

Control(n = 7)Group A(n = 4)Group B(n = 6)
UNa×UO (mmol)1.45 ± 0.120.12 ±0.05b1.53 ± 0.48c
FENa (%)0.50 ± 0.120.07 ± 0.01b0.50 ± 0.05c
FEK (%)33.7 ± 2.131.4 ± 9.035.6 ± 6.5
Urine Na/K0.36 ± 0.020.05 ± 0.01b0.33 ± 0.03c
Paldo (pg/ml)203.6 ± 35.01064.3 ± 235.0b76.0 ± 20.0cd
  • a Values are expressed as mean ± SE. These values are measured at the last day of experiments (12 wk).

  • b P < 0.01 versus control.

  • c P < 0.01 versus group A.

  • d P < 0.05 versus control.