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Table 4 Stimulated electromyography (EMG) of rat segmental tail muscle, in 4 different time points, from 7 days till 360 days, after spinal cord injury

From: Stable gastric pentadecapeptide BPC 157 can improve the healing course of spinal cord injury and lead to functional recovery in rats

Group   Mean ± SD
  Time of EMG recording after spinal cord injury
30 days 90 days 180 days 360 days
Healthy control Amp./mV
NCV/m/s
3.0 ± 0.8
37 ± 6
    
Saline 5 ml/kg b.w. i.p. Amp./mV
NCV/m/s
  3.8 ± 1.2
38 ± 14
3.0 ± 1.0
36 ± 12
3.0 ± 1.8
35 ± 11
2.9 ± 1.2
36 ± 10
BPC 157200 μg/kg b.w. i.p. Amp./mV
NCV/m/s
  3.3 ± 1.3
33 ± 4
4.3 ± 3.0
36 ± 6
2.8 ± 2.2
31 ± 10
2.6 ± 1.5
31 ± 9
BPC 157 2 μg/kg b.w.. i.p. Amp./mV
NCV/m/s
  2.9 ± 0.9
37 ± 8
1.9 ± 0.8
37 ± 7
3.2 ± 2.1
30 ± 9
2.4 ± 1.0
31 ± 8
Laminectomy Amp./mV
NCV/m/s
     3.3 ± 1.3
41 ± 11
  1. Stimulated electromyography of rat segmental tail muscle. Compound muscle action potential amplitude (amp.) and nerve conduction velocity (NCV). Mean arithmetic mean, SD standard deviation. No statistical difference using one-way ANOVA analysis