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Table 1.

Summary of values from Study 1

C FastC PPD FastD PP
VC (ml kg−182.4±1.0 62.2±1.1 87.0±1.3 49.6±0.4 
VTE (ml kg−178.6±1.5 58.2±1.8 81.0±1.7 47.0±1.4 
TI (s) 2.2±0.07 2.1±0.10 2.8±0.14 2.8±0.11 
TE (s) 1.8±0.10 1.4±0.09 2.1±0.05 1.7±0.06 
TTOT (s) 4.0±0.17 3.5±0.16 5.0±0.08 4.5±0.16 
Max. inspiratory flow (ml min−1 kg−12947.9±152.3 3042.2±149.8 2390.7±97.6 1620.0±38.6 
Max. expiratory flow (ml min−1 kg−13280.9±169.0 3286.0±142.8 2795.1±57.7 2595.1±169.0 
C FastC PPD FastD PP
VC (ml kg−182.4±1.0 62.2±1.1 87.0±1.3 49.6±0.4 
VTE (ml kg−178.6±1.5 58.2±1.8 81.0±1.7 47.0±1.4 
TI (s) 2.2±0.07 2.1±0.10 2.8±0.14 2.8±0.11 
TE (s) 1.8±0.10 1.4±0.09 2.1±0.05 1.7±0.06 
TTOT (s) 4.0±0.17 3.5±0.16 5.0±0.08 4.5±0.16 
Max. inspiratory flow (ml min−1 kg−12947.9±152.3 3042.2±149.8 2390.7±97.6 1620.0±38.6 
Max. expiratory flow (ml min−1 kg−13280.9±169.0 3286.0±142.8 2795.1±57.7 2595.1±169.0 

Values are means ± s.e.m., N=5.

C Fast, fasting control alligators; C PP, post-prandial control alligators;D Fast and D PP, alligators that had the diaphragmaticus muscle transected,and were in the fasting and post-prandial state, respectively.

VC, vital capacity; VTE, expiratory volume; TI, inspiratory duration; TE,expiratory duration; TTOT, total breath duration.

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