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Table 2 Physical and Biochemical Parameters

From: Comparison of mechanisms involved in impaired vascular reactivity between high sucrose and high fat diets in rats

Parameter Chow HSD HFD n
Initial Body Weight (g) 151.5 ± 1.68 151.3 ± 1.35 150.6 ± 1.58 44-47
Final Body Weight (g) 336.6 ± 3.63 359.7 ± 3.84* 371.3 ± 4.00*# 44-47
6 Week Weight Gain (g) 185.1 ± 3.62 208.5 ± 4.10* 220.8 ± 4.37*# 44-47
Epididymal Fat Pad Mass (g) 2.72 ± 0.15 4.00 ± 0.27* 5.61 ± 0.38*# 9-10
Plasma Triglycerides (mg/dL) 51.50 ± 0.92 95.00 ± 8.11* 52.11 ± 2.11# 9-10
Plasma Leptin (ng/mL) 1.18 ± 0.25 2.15 ± 0.36* 3.50 ± 0.54* 5-7
Plasma Adiponectin (μg/mL) 18.17 ± 2.41 16.31 ± 2.77 17.32 ± 1.27 5-13
Plasma TBARS (nM/L) 21.29 ± 2.20 32.54 ± 2.56* 29.88 ± 1.59* 9-10
  1. Data expressed as means ± SEM; *p < 0.05 from Chow; #p < 0.05 from HSD.