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Table 2 Effects of Oral Infection with P gingivalis on Vascular Reactivity to PE, ACh and SNP

From: Oral P. gingivalis infection alters the vascular reactivity in healthy and spontaneously atherosclerotic mice

Parameters C57 Ct (8) C57 Pg (8) ApoE Ct (7) ApoE Pg (6)
PE     
   Emax (mmHg) 79 ± 2.7 92 ± 5.5* 98 ± 5 119 ± 7 *
   pED50 2.5 ± 0.09 2.37 ± 0.06 2.40 ± 0.07 2.3 ± 0.05
ACh     
   Emax (% of relaxation) 76 ± 2.3 74.5 ± 1.4 75.5 ± 2.9 75 ± 3
   pED50 6.15 ± 0.17 6.25 ± 0.1 6.12 ± 0.27 6 ± 0.18
SNP     
   Emax (% of relaxation) 92 ± 1.3 89 ± 0.8 91 ± 2.5 92 ± 2
   pED50 6.6 ± 0.07 6.71 ± 0.04 6.90 ± 0.10 6.7 ± 0.08
  1. Values are mean ± SEM.
  2. *Pg versus Ct; versus C57 Ct, versus C57 Pg; p < 0.05.