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Table 2 Body Mass and Food Consumption

From: Dietary fish oil supplement induces age-specific contractile and proteomic responses in muscles of male rats

  Adult Aged
Ctl (n = 7) DFO (n = 7) Ctl (n = 6) DFO (n = 6)
Week 1 Body mass (g) T, A 491.0 ± 18.0 500.8 ± 14.5 544.5 ± 19.2 553.0 ± 23.3
Week 8 Body mass (g) 517.0 ± 19.4 535.0 ± 16.8 567.5 ± 19.0 578.0 ± 19.9
Week 1 Food disappearance (g/week) T, X 125.1 ± 6.8 132.3 ± 14.4 136.7 ± 10.7 138.3 ± 6.8
Week 8 Food disappearance (g/week) 116.7 ± 4.1‡ 120.4 ± 4.7† 110.8 ± 8.3† 114.3 ± 4.8†
Week 1 Food disappearance/body mass T, A 0.264 ± 0.006 0.254 ± 0.006 0.251 ± 0.019 0.251 ± 0.012
Week 8 Food disappearance/body mass 0.227 ± 0.013 0.230 ± 0.010 0.195 ± 0.011 0.199 ± 0.009
  1. Data represent means ± SE
  2. T significant effect of time, A significant effect of age, X significant age X time interaction
  3. † = significantly different from week 1 P < 0.050
  4. ‡ = significantly different from Week 1, P < 0.010