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Table 3 Liver and adipose tissue cellularity

From: Semiquantitative RT-PCR measurement of gene expression in rat tissues including a correction for varying cell size and number

Parameter Organ Units Control Food-restricted
Tissue weight liver g 11.3 ± 0.4 7.4 ± 0.2 *
  WAT   9.07 ± 0.92 5.01 ± 0.67*
Number of cells liver × 109 4.44 ± 0.26 4.31 ± 0.18
  WAT   0.37 ± 0.02 0.29 ± 0.03*
Mean cell size liver pL 2.42 ± 0.11 1.55 ± 0.07 *
  WAT   25.7 ± 2.0 17.5 ± 2,6 *
  1. The data are the mean ± sem of 7 different animals. Differences between groups: * = P < 0.05 versus controls.