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Figure 5

From: Periodic 48 h feed withdrawal improves glucose tolerance in growing pigs by enhancing adipogenesis and lipogenesis

Figure 5

Glucose Universal 14C uptake by cells of different diameter (μm) and from subcutaneous adipose tissue of pigs in the feed withdrawal (FW) treatments: control (no feed withdrawal), single FW (FWx1) for 48 h at 19 wk or multiple FW (FWx4) for 24 h at age 7 and 11 wk and for 48 h at 15 and 19 wk. a. cells per/mg of fat sample, b. counts/min/mg of fat and c. counts/min/104 cells. Cell numbers in the diameter ranges of 22-60 and 60-90 μm tended (p = .0773, .0613 respectively) to be greater for pigs in the FWx1 relative to those in the FWx4 treatment. (n = 7, 6 and 7 for control, FWx1, and FWx4 respectively)

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