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Table 3 The effects of both individual and combinations of BNP and CNP were evaluated by examining the GV stage on the resumption of FSH-induced porcine COCs meiosis (mean ± S. E. M.)

From: Natriuretic peptides improve the developmental competence of in vitro cultured porcine oocytes

  oocytes(n) GV(%)
Control(0 ng/mlBNP + 0 ng/mlCNP) 124 24.3 ± 1.3 a
100 ng/mlBNP + 0 ng/mlCNP 143 84.3 ± 2.8 b
70 ng/mlBNP + 30 ng/mlCNP 138 84.9 ± 3.2 b
50 ng/mlBNP + 50 ng/mlCNP 154 83.9 ± 5.3 b
30 ng/mlBNP + 70 ng/mlCNP 127 84.3 ± 3.5 b
0 ng/mlBNP +100 ng/mlCNP 159 85.3 ± 2.1 b
  1. At least three independent experiments were assessed at each point for each assay. abMeans in the same column with different superscripts were significantly different (p < 0.01)