Table 2

Effect of IP on the expression of Cx43 in non-culprit coronary arterial tissues (Cx43/β-actin optical absorption ratio)

n=10The control groupThe sham groupIR groupIP group
Cx43/β-actin optical absorption ratio0.51±0.131.05±0.11*1.69±0.21†0.81±0.15‡
  • *Compared with normal control group, p<0.0001.

  • †Compared with the sham group, p<0.0001.

  • ‡Compared with IR group, p<0.0001.

  • Cx43, connexin 43; IP, ischemic postconditioning; IR, ischemia-reperfusion.