Table 4.

Renal parameters of 5/6-nephrectomized Elovl6 knockout mice

ParametersWT Control (n=4)WT 5/6 Nx (n=5)KO 5/6 Nx (n=5)
BUN (mg/dl)27.18±0 0.9573.20±3.73a64.95±3.00a
Serum creatinine (mg/dl)0. 21±0.010.56±0.05a0.35±0.01a,b
  • Data are expressed as the mean±SEM. Elovl6, elongation of very long chain fatty acids protein 6; WT, wild type; Nx, nephrectomized; KO, knockout.

  • a P<0.05 compared with WT control.

  • b P<0.05 compared with WT 5/6 Nx.