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Table 2.

Characteristics of force and Ca2+ transients of fibre bundles of the extensor digitorum longus and the soleus muscles of Suncus etruscus at 25°C

SignalMuscletp (ms)tr50 (ms)tr75 (ms)
Force of muscle fibre bundle Soleus (N=27) 13.2±1.5 17.6±2.3 30.0±3.7 
 EDL (N=9) 10.6±0.9** 9.3±1.7** 12.6±1.9** 
Ca2+ transient Soleus (N=19) 9.5±3.2 21.8±9.2 37.4±13.3 
 EDL (N=6) 5.3±2.4** 16.1±4.9* 23.7±4.1** 
SignalMuscletp (ms)tr50 (ms)tr75 (ms)
Force of muscle fibre bundle Soleus (N=27) 13.2±1.5 17.6±2.3 30.0±3.7 
 EDL (N=9) 10.6±0.9** 9.3±1.7** 12.6±1.9** 
Ca2+ transient Soleus (N=19) 9.5±3.2 21.8±9.2 37.4±13.3 
 EDL (N=6) 5.3±2.4** 16.1±4.9* 23.7±4.1** 

Values are means ± S.D. for N measurements per muscle bundle.

tp, time to peak force; tr50, tr75, 50 and 75% relaxation times.

Significance levels are calculated for the difference between extensor digitorum longus (EDL) and soleus: *P<0.05, **P<0.01 (unpaired t-test).

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