TABLE 3.

Microelectrode-determined hydrogen concentrations in mouse livers

Mouse no.H2 range (μM)Mean ± SDNo. of sites measureda
143-6354 ± 910
229-8953 ± 1812
343-6857 ± 1112
  • a The sites measured included all lobes of the liver, and measurement was accomplished by insertion of a 50-μm H2 sensing probe (16) into live (but anesthetized) mice. The mice were female strain C57BL (Jackson Labs, Bar Harbor, Maine) and were anesthetized with halothane.