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Table 3 Measurements (mm) of duodenum and ileum of animals

From: The addition of whole soy flour to cafeteria diet reduces metabolic risk markers in wistar rats

Portion of small intestine Parameters* Experimental groups
AIN-93 M CAF CAFS
Duodenum VH 157.1a ± 22.4 123.4b ± 33.4 130.2b ± 18.5
CD 223.6b ± 24.2 258.1a ± 47.7 262.6a ± 34.2
TLML 63.0b ± 19.2 63.1b ± 18.7 89.9a ± 30.4
TCML 88.1b ± 32.4 79.0b ± 17.5 108.0a ± 31.4
Ileum VH 598.2a ± 80.8 426.5c ± 122.1 503.9b ± 79.9
CD 235.6b ± 35.7 243.3b ± 42.8 272.9a ± 58.2
TLML 69.9b ± 16.8 76.8b ± 11.5 87.9a ± 15.0
TCML 50.8b ± 12.6 57.4a ± 12.2 59.1a ± 22.8
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± SD. AIN-93 M diet: negative control group (n = 10/group); cafeteria diet (CAF): positive control group (n = 10/group); and cafeteria diet with whole soybean flour (CAFS) (n = 10/group). To compare the experimental groups Duncan test was used. For each evaluated characteristic means followed by the same letter in the lines are not significantly different at 5% probability.
  2. *CD, crypt depth; TCML, thicknesses of the circular muscle layer; TLML, thicknesses of the longitudinal muscle layer; VH, villus height.