Table 1.

Preserved circadian BP variation in VSM GR KO micea

ParameterSm-22 Cre+ControlP
Baseline12.72 ± 1.7414.31 ± 2.190.59
Day 1−0.29 ± 2.341.00 ± 1.910.67
Day 23.24 ± 5.735.30 ± 2.050.73
Day 31.13 ± 4.057.78 ± 1.880.14
Day 43.72 ± 4.599.93 ± 1.820.21
Day 56.44 ± 4.259.57 ± 1.490.48
Day 63.55 ± 4.525.45 ± 1.610.68
Day 71.81 ± 3.899.19 ± 2.390.10
  • a Shown is the mean difference in mean BP (mmHg) between the period of 8 p.m. to midnight and 8 a.m. to noon for Sm-22 Cre+ GRloxP/loxP mice (n = 7) and Cre− controls (n = 8) at baseline and for each day of DEX treatment. VSM GR KO causes no significant effect on circadian BP variation.