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Table 3 Growth parameters

From: Trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO)-induced atherosclerosis is associated with bile acid metabolism

  Control (n = 8) TMAO (n = 8)
Food intake (g/day) 3.71 ± 0.02 3.77 ± 0.02
Initial BW (g) 26.3 ± 0.55 26.2 ± 0.53
Final BW (g) 25.5 ± 0.59 25.8 ± 0.49
Liver weight (g/100 g BW) 4.08 ± 0.08 4.23 ± 0.10
WAT weight (g/100 g BW)
 Epididymal WAT 1.14 ± 0.07 1.40 ± 0.06*
 Perirenal WAT 0.30 ± 0.04 0.33 ± 0.03
 Inguinal WAT 0.68 ± 0.06 0.85 ± 0.07*
  1. Data are expressed as the mean ± SEM. BW, body weight; WAT, white adipose tissue. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01 vs. control, using Tukey’s test