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Table 2 Blood serum biochemistry in 16 week old rats from normal and small litters

From: Long-term effect of early postnatal overnutrition on insulin resistance and serum fatty acid profiles in male rats

  NL(n = 6) SL(n = 6)
TG (mmol/L) 0.93 ± 0.26 1.39 ± 0.41*
HDL-C (mmol/L) 0.52 ± 0.09 0.51 ± 0.05
FFA (mmol/L) 0.34 ± 0.04 0.41 ± 0.05**
Leptin (pg/ml) 7.28 ± 1.61 8.3 ± 3.6
  1. Values are mean ± S.E.M. (n = 6, 4 litters from each group) NL: normal litter; SL: small litter; TG: triglyceride; HDL-C: high density lipoprotein cholesterol; FFA: free fatty acid. * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01