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Table 1 Food intake during 14 days of tumour and leptin levels after 8 weeks of training

From: Hypothalamic inflammation is reversed by endurance training in anorectic-cachectic rats

  Food intake (pre-tumour) Food intake (1° wk tumour) Food intake (2° wk tumour) Cumulative food intake (14 dys tumour) Leptin (ng/mL)
SC 23.68 ± 2.23 23.01 ± 1.80 22.52 ± 1.87 314.8 ± 24.2 0.58 ± 0.13
ST 22.65 ± 0.68 18.55 ± 0.57* 17.76 ± 0.80* 254.1 ± 8.8* 0.29 ± 0.06*
SPF      0.21 ± 0.02*
EC 20.79 ± 1.44 19.10 ± 0.98* 15.35 ± 0.70* 241.1 ± 9.3* 0.57 ± 0.09
ET 19.30 ± 1.95 18.99 ± 1.06 16.93 ± 1.35 257.1 ± 15.5 0.37 ± 0.06
EPF      0.16 ± 0.009#
  1. Results are expressed as mean value ± SEM. SC: sedentary control (n = 7), ST: sedentary tumour-bearing (n = 7), SPF: sedentary pair-fed (n = 7), EC: trained control (n = 6), ET: trained tumour-bearing (n = 6), EPF: trained pair-fed (n = 6). *p < 0.01 vs. sedentary control; #p < 0.001 vs. sedentary pair-fed.