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Table 6 Effect of Piperonal on Organ weights in normal and experimental obese rats

From: Antiobesity potential of Piperonal: promising modulation of body composition, lipid profiles and obesogenic marker expression in HFD-induced obese rats

Groups Liver (g) Heart (g) Kidney (g) Testis(g) Retroperitoneal (g/100 g b.wt fat) Mesentric (g/100 g b.wt fat) Epididymal (g/100 g b.wt fat)
ND control 8.3±0.4 0.9±0.2 2.1±0.2 2.3±0.1 0.8±0.1 0.7±0.1 1.0±0.2
HFD control 14.0±0.2a* 1.6±0.2a* 3.9±0.11a* 1.8±0.1a* 3.5±0.4 a* 2.1±0.2a* 2.8±0.5 a*
HFD + Orlistat 5 mg/kg b.wt 10.4±0.6b* 1.0±0.1b* 2.4±0.3b* 2 ±0.1 1.1±0.1b* 1.2±0.2b* 1.2±0.2b*
HFD + Piperonal 20 mg/kg b.wt 13.3±0.5 1.3±0.1 3.7±0.3 1.8±0.3 2.9±0.1 1.9±0.2 2.3±0.3
HFD + Piperonal 30 mg/kg b.wt 11.6±0.4b* 1.0±0.2 3.5±0.1 1.9±0.2 2.4±0.2 1.5±0.1 1.9±0.2
HFD + Piperonal 40 mg/kg b.wt 10.0±0.6 b* 0.9±0.1b* 2.7±0.2b* 2.1±0.01 1.3±0.2b* 0.9±0.1b* 1.1±0.1b*
  1. Values are statistically significant at *p < 0.05
  2. aSignificantly different from normal control
  3. bSignificantly different from HFD control