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Table 1 Body and tissue weights and metabolic determinations in the four experimental groups

From: High-fat diet feeding alters metabolic response to fasting/non fasting conditions. Effect on caveolin expression and insulin signalling

  C HF
  F NF F NF
Body Weight (g) 424 ± 7 431 ± 23 508 ± 33# 538 ± 18 t
Skeletal Muscle (g) 2.01 ± 0.33 2.51 ± 0.06* 1.93 ± 0.04 2.64 ± 0.10*
Retroperitoneal fat (g) 7.99 ± 1.30 9.90 ± 1.70 20.49 ± 2.75# 17.64 ± 2.57 t
Subcutaneous fat (g) 8.15 ± 1.54 10.99 ± 2.12 17.41 ± 2.31# 20.68 ± 6.06
Glucose (mg/dL) 104.45 ± 4.33 124 ± 6.22* 125.02 ± 5.97 t 123.3 ± 3.47
Insulin (ng/mL) 0.45 ± 0.09 2.05 ± 0.14* 1.80 ± 0.47# 2.50 ± 0.47 T
Leptin (ng/mL) 3.53 ± 0.84 18.94 ± 4.06* 17.87 ± 3.54# 20.93 ± 5.78
  1. C: control diet fed animals. HF: high-fat diet fed animals. F: Fasted animals. NF: Non fasted animals. Data are given as means ± SEM. Groups were compared using the Mann-Whitney U test: (F vs NF), T < 0.10; *p < 0.05; (C-F vs HF-F and C-NF vs HF-NF), t < 0.10, # p < 0.05.