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Table 4 Comparison of plasma biochemical indicators in HFD and ND rats

From: Positive association between musclin and insulin resistance in obesity: evidence of a human study and an animal experiment

Parameters ND HFD
Body weight (g) 546.30 ± 16.29 620.01 ± 13.31**
Lee index 301.27 ± 1.73 315.97 ± 2.26**
Fat mass/body weight (%) 4.12 ± 0.29 7.80 ± 0.72**
Triglyceride (mmol/L) 0.72 ± 0.04 0.92 ± 0.05*
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 2.42 ± 0.10 3.02 ± 0.19*
High-density lipoprotein (mmol/L) 1.08 ± 0.10 0.51 ± 0.03**
Low-density lipoprotein (mmol/L) 1.25 ± 0.11 1.87 ± 0.22*
Fasting serum insulin(uIU/mL) 11.32 ± 0.46 20.0 ± 1.77**
Fasting blood glucose(mmol/L) 5.46 ± 0.09 7.51 ± 0.28**
HOMA-IR (μIU x mol/L) 2.75 ± 0.14 5.87 ± 0.67**
  1. HFD high-fat diet, HOMA-IRI homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance, ND normal diet. The data are shown as the mean ± standard error of the mean of each group; (n = 8); * P < 0.05 vs ND group. ** P < 0.01 vs ND group