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Table 6 Lipid desaturation indexes in gonadal and inguinal adipose tissue depots

From: Isocaloric intake of a high-fat diet modifies adiposity and lipid handling in a sex dependent manner in rats

  Male Female  
  Control HF Control HF ANOVA
Gonadal fat      
   16:1/16:0 0.207 ± 0.020 0.106 ± 0.002a 0.171 ± 0.012 0.135 ± 0.020 D, SxD
   18:1/18:0 7.49 ± 1.10 8.14 ± 0.29 8.66 ± 0.56 8.14 ± 1.02 NS
Inguinal fat      
   16:1/16:0 0.217 ± 0.015 0.115 ± 0.007a 0.181 ± 0.032 0.111 ± 0.015a D
   18:1/18:0 9.25 ± 0.49 7.34 ± 0.30a 9.24 ± 1.74 5.68 ± 0.69a, b D, SxD
  1. Values are expressed as the mean ± S.E.M. of 7 animals per group. ANOVA (p < 0.05): D, diet effect; SxD, interactive effect; NS, non significant; Student's t-test (p < 0.05): aHF vs Control, bFemale vs Male.