Comparison of heart function in male and female rats

@article{Schaible1984ComparisonOH,
  title={Comparison of heart function in male and female rats},
  author={Dr. Th. F. Schaible and James Scheuer},
  journal={Basic Research in Cardiology},
  year={1984},
  volume={79},
  pages={402-412}
}
The objective of this investigation was to compare intrinsic cardiac function in male and female rats. The first series of experiments (Series I) compared hearts from age-matched males and females at 18 weeks of age. Since body and heart weight were 65 and 51 per cent greater respectively in male rats in this study, a second series of experiments was performed (Series II) where heart mass was matched in males and females by studying males at 10 weeks of age and females at 18 weeks of age… CONTINUE READING