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Table 1 General characteristics of the experimental groups.

From: Improvement in glycemia after glucose or insulin overload in leptin-infused rats is associated with insulin-related activation of hepatic glucose metabolism

Parameter Group
Control Pair-fed Leptin
Daily food intake (g) 10.11 ± 0.64 6.75 ± 0.40* 6.67 ± 0.39*
Δ body weight (g) 41.82 ± 3.97 22.50 ± 3.07** 3.12 ± 0.18**##
Glucose (mg/dl) 79.54 ± 4.62 76.70 ± 2.03 83.78 ± 3.20
Leptin (ng/ml) 4.08 ± 1.46 2.93 ± 0.38 10.62 ± 2.93**##
Insulin (ng/ml) 0.80 ± 0.13 0.76 ± 0.09 0.83 ± 0.32
Liver (g) 9.71 ± 0.49 10.12 ± 0.88 9.05 ± 1.04
Gastrocnemius (g) 0.96 ± 0.17 0.80 ± 0.12 1.19 ± 0.20#
Adipose tissue (g) 8.07 ± 0.30 5.92 ± 0.71** 3.62 ± 0.18**##
  1. Values represent mean ± SEM of 4 rats per group. Weight of adipose tissue is the sum of subcutaneous and epididymal fat pads. *p<0.05, **p<0.01 vs. control group; #p<0.05, ##p<0.01 vs. pair-fed group.