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Table 1 Effect of treatment with whey protein on wound diameter and closure percent of normal wounded and diabetic wounded rats

From: Up-regulation of Hsp72 and keratin16 mediates wound healing in streptozotocin diabetic rats

Groups 1 day 4 days 8 days
Mean % Mean % Mean %
Normal wounded 4.6 ± 0.13ab 8 3.8 ± 0.1ef 24 3.0 ± 0.1 g 40
Normal wounded treated 4.2 ± 0.15 cd 16 2.5 ± 0.0 h 50 0.0 ± 0.0i 100
Diabetic wounded 4.8 ± 0.1a 4 4.4 ± 0.13bc 12 3.6 ± 0.18f 28
Diabetic wounded treated 4.4 ± 0.12bc 12 4.0 ± 0.0de 20 3.2 ± 0.13 g 36
  1. Data are expressed as mean ± SE. Number of samples in each group is 3
  2. Means which share the same superscript symbol(s) are not significantly different
  3. F-probability: p < 0.001; LSD at the 5 % level = 0.201; LSD at the 1 % level = 0.273