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Table 1 Effects of catch-up growth on the morphology of the intestinal mucosa in rat ileum.

From: Effect of catch-up growth after food restriction on the entero-insular axis in rats

Items Villus height (μm) Crypt depth (μm) Villus height:crypt depth
NC0 260 ± 26 116 ± 13 2.24 ± 0.12
NC2 268 ± 20 123 ± 21 2.18 ± 0.53
NC4 264 ± 24 128 ± 21 2.06 ± 0.41
CU0 204 ± 26b 111 ± 16 1.84 ± 0.63b
CU2 302 ± 15a 95 ± 22b 3.18 ± 0.92b
CU4 284 ± 25 102 ± 19a 2.78 ± 0.45a
  1. Data are expressed as means ± SD. a P ≤ 0.05 versus NC group; b P ≤ 0.01 versus NC group.