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Table 2 Absolute (g) and Relative (g/100 g b.w) weight of the Retroperitoneal and Epididymal White Adipose Tissue in rats fed different diets during 8 weeks.

From: Effects of a ferment soy product on the adipocyte area reduction and dyslipidemia control in hypercholesterolemic adult male rats

  Retroperitoneal Epididymal
  Absolute Relative Absolute Relative
C 3.73 ± 0.29 0.87 ± 0.06 3.20 ± 0.40 1.23 ± 0.05
CPF 4.28 ± 0.34 1.02 ± 0.07 4.63 ± 0.33* 1.01 ± 0.07
H 5.34 ± 0.76 1.09 ± 0.17+ 4.17 ± 0.43+ 0.90 ± 0.08+
HPF 3.55 ± 0.43* 0.88 ± 0,09* 2.40 ± 0.14* ° 0.66 ± 0.04*
  1. Values are means ± SEM (n = 8).*p < 0.05 comparing C × CPF and H × HPF; +p < 0.05 comparing C × H; °p < 0.05 comparing CPF × HPF. Control Group (C); Control + Fermented Product Group (CPF); Hypercholesterolemic Diet Group (H); and Hypercholesterolemic + Fermented Product Group (HPF).