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Table 1 Mature female and male body weight, body fat percentage and lean body percentage.

From: Brief Communication: Sexual dimorphic expression of myostatin and follistatin like-3 in a rat trans-generational under-nutrition model

  Body weight Body fat % Lean Body %
  Female Male Female Male Female Male
  Mean ± SEM Mean ± SEM Mean ± SEM Mean ± SEM Mean ± SEM Mean ± SEM
Chow fed       
ADAD 323.9 ± 10.4ax 564.6 ± 13.5ay 25.9 ± 2.2ax 27.0 ± 2.3acx 66.23 ± 2.93ax 66.64 ± 1.91ax
ADUN 273.5 ± 11.2bx 528.3 ± 12.2by 17.7 ± 2.0bx 24.9 ± 2.2acy 73.68 ± 0.61bx 69.38 ± 1.61abx
UNAD 305.5 ± 10.8adx 552.9 ± 8.4aby 23.4 ± 2.2abx 25.9 ± 2.2acx 67.70 ± 1.99abx 67.04 ± 1.57adx
High fat fed       
ADAD 365.8 ± 10.4cx 692.5 ± 39.1cy 39.1 ± 2.2cx 40.9 ± 2.3bx 53.42 ± 3.79bcx 52.73 ± 1.62bx
ADUN 308.7 ± 11.7bdx 621.6 ± 11.7dy 27.0 ± 2.2adx 41.4 ± 2.2by 64.63 ± 1.86ax 52.10 ± 1.21cy
UNAD 335.6 ± 10.8adx 636.7 ± 30.8ey 30.8 ± 2.2adx 32.5 ± 2.2cx 61.16 ± 2.00adx 61.68 ± 3.83adx
  1. Body weight: Female ADAD chow (n = 15), ADUN chow (n = 13), UNAD chow (n = 14), ADAD high fat (n = 15), ADUN high fat (n = 12), UNAD high fat (n = 14); Male ADAD chow (n = 9), ADUN chow (n = 11), UNAD chow (n = 23), ADAD high fat (n = 9), ADUN high fat (n = 12), UNAD high fat (n = 22). Body fat and lean muscle percentage: Female ADAD chow (n = 10), ADUN chow (n = 9), UNAD chow (n = 10), ADAD high fat (n = 10), ADUN high fat (n = 10), UNAD high fat (n = 10); Male ADAD chow (n = 9), ADUN chow (n = 10), UNAD chow (n = 10), ADAD high fat (n = 10), ADUN high fat (n = 10), UNAD high fat (n = 10). Significant differences (P < 0.05) between the experimental groups are shown by letters a to e (read down column). Significant differences (P < 0.05) between genders shown by letters x and y (read across column).