Table 4– Effect of chronic hypoxia (CH)# on diaphragm ionic content
Na+ μmol·g−1K+ μmol·g−1Ca2+ μmol·g−1
Normoxia31±595±31.5±0.1
CH31±2106±1*1.7±0.3
  • Data are presented as mean±sem (based on wet weight; n = 5–6). #: 6 weeks of hypoxia. *: p<0.05 versus normoxia (unpaired t-test).