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Table 2 Adipose tissue results

From: Eicosapentaenoic acid/docosahexaenoic acid 1:1 ratio improves histological alterations in obese rats with metabolic syndrome

   Variable size Macrophages Mast cells Inflammation
   Yes (%) Yes (%) Yes (%) No (%) Light (%) Moderate (%) Marked (%)
WISTAR EPA:DHA 1:1 28.57a 14.29 0b 71.43 28.57 0.00 0.00
  EPA:DHA 2:1 71.43 42.86 57.14 85.71c 14.29 0.00 0.00
  EPA:DHA 1:2 33 16.67 100* 66.67 33.33 0.00 0.00
SHROB EPA:DHA 1:1 85.71a 0.00 85.71^b 28.57 71.43 0.00 0.00
  EPA:DHA 2:1 57.14 14.30 42.86 0.00c 100.00 0.00 0.00
  EPA:DHA 1:2 42.86 0.00 100^ 42.86 57.14 0.00 0.00
  1. Data are expressed as frequencies. The same letters in different strains mean significant statistical differences, p = 0.031a, p = 0.01b, p = 0.001c.
  2. (*): Differences with EPA:DHA 1:1. In mast cells % p < 0.001. (^): differences with EPA:DHA 2:1. In mast cells % p = 0.022, p = 0.018 respectively.