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Table 1 BTXvs. SALINE HCl production, body weight time-course parameters, food and water intake rates.

From: Botulinum toxin in gastric submucosa reduces stimulated HCl production in rats

  BTX group SALINE group P
HCl production [μEq/4 hrs] 657.031 ± 848.735
(n = 24 *)
1246.645 ± 442.128
(n = 29)
<0.002
basal body-weight [g] 343 ± 51.65
(n = 26)
350 ± 48.95
(n = 29)
N.S.
k d : rate of weight loss after treatment [g day-1] -2.326 ± 1.607
(n = 26)
-0.3739 ± 0.8827
(n = 29)
<0.0001
k g : rate of weight gain after nadir [g day-1] 2.003 ± 1.583
(n = 26)
3.423 ± 1.593
(n = 29)
<0.0025
t n : days from time 0 to nadir of body weight [day] 2.45 ± 1.13
(n = 26)
1.374 ± 1.382
(n = 29)
<0.004
k food : rate of food intake after treatment [g day-1] 20.016 ± 4.99
(n = 26)
26.881 ± 2.896
(n = 29)
<0.0001
k water : rate of water intake after treatment [g day-1] 38.619 ± 5.325
(n = 26)
51.868 ± 11.378
(n = 29)
<0.05
  1. * Two test tubes broke during centrifugation and datas were not available for HCl measurement.