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Table 8 Influence of the incorporation of Irvingia gabonensis fat on the relative weight of some vital organs for male and female rats

From: Irvingia gabonensis fat: nutritional properties and effect of increasing amounts on the growth and lipid metabolism of young rats wistar sp

Diets Organs (g)
  liver lungs kidney spleen heart
Male (n = 5)
IG0 5.93 ± 0.79 1.00 ± 0.34 1.20 ± 0.26 0.35 ± 0.08 0.57 ± 0.14
IG1 4.75 ± 0.50a** 0.84 ± 0.05a 1.49 ± 0.36a 0.36 ± 0.08a 0.52 ± 0.03a
IG2 4.75 ± 0.16a** 0.82 ± 0.11a 1.09 ± 0.28a 0.28 ± 0.04a 0.47 ± 0.04a
IG3 4.85 ± 0.18a** 1.28 ± 0.80a 1.17 ± 0.30a 0.40 ± 0.21a 0.54 ± 0.05a
Female (n = 5)
IG0 0.50 ± 0.22 1.01 ± 0.26 1.33 ± 0.19 0.31 ± 0.07 0.51 ± 0.08
IG1 4.98 ± 0.35a 1.07 ± 0.23a 1.27 ± 0.17a 0.42 ± 0.08a* 0.54 ± 0.05a
IG2 4.93 ± 0.32a 0.91 ± 0.05a 1.34 ± 0.12a 0.32 ± 0.06a 0.55 ± 0.04a
IG3 5.07 ± 0.46a 0.88 ± 0.13a 1.40 ± 0.51a 0.32 ± 0.05a 0.55 ± 0.07a
  1. In the columns, the values affected of the same letter are not significantly different (P > 0.05) and the value with different letter are significantly different (P < 0.05). (Bonferroni between treated animals).
  2. * Significantly different from fat control in the same sex (P < 0.05). (Dunnett's)
  3. **significantly different from fat control in the same sex (p < 0.01). (Dunnett's)