Table 2.

Plasma aldosterone (pg/ml) in mice kept on a standard-salt diet or a sodium-deficient diet

DietKOControl
Standard diet (Ren-2−/− gene mice)1915 ± 396 (n = 5)a381 ± 55 (n = 8)
Sodium-deficient diet, 4 days (Ren-2−/− gene mice)3085 ± 400 (n = 4)b1064 ± 213 (n = 6)
Sodium-deficient diet, 15 days (Ren-2+/− gene mice)20,984 ± 2775 (n = 7)c1218 ± 304 (n = 7)
  • Data are means ± SEM.

  • aP < 0.05.

  • bP < 0.01.

  • cP < 0.001.