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Table 2 Relative myosin heavy chain isoform protein expression by immunocytochemistry

From: Myosin heavy chain and physiological adaptation of the rat diaphragm in elastase-induced emphysema

Source   Embryonic Neonatal I IIa IIx IIb
Control (n = 11) Fiber% 0 0 35.2 ± 1.5 29.7 ± 2.4 27.9 ± 2.2 7.2 ± 1.1
  Area% 0 0 23.8 ± 1.6 20.3 ± 1.7 43.2 ± 1.9 12.7 ± 2.0
Emphysema (n = 9) Fiber% 0 0 36.5 ± 2.3 25.7 ± 2.2 30.1 ± 1.5 4.7 ± 1.0*
  Area% 0 0 25.6 ± 2.7 17.7 ± 1.3 47.7 ± 2.5 9.2 ± 1.8
  1. Fiber% is the percentage of all fibers that were positive for the given isoform's monoclonal antibody. Area% is the percentage of total area covered by fibers positive for the given isoform's monoclonal antibody. *P < 0.05 versus control value.