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Table 1 Biometric data of GL, GR and GRL rats

From: Modulation of liver glucose output by free or restricted feeding in the adult rat is independent of litter size

 G6LG6RG6RLG12 LG12RG12RL
BW (g)368.2 ± 7.18193.9 ± 8.34a335.6 ± 6.26ab342.6 ± 9.72182.6 ± 5.20a293.1 ± 6.87abc
BMI (g/cm2)0.58 ± 0.030.44 ± 0.01a0.57 ± 0.01b0.57 ± 0.010.44 ± 0.02a0.55 ± 0.01b
RF (g%)1.16 ± 0.140.23 ± 0.08a0.90 ± 0.12b0.86 ± 0.080.25 ± 0.05a0.63 ± 0.05ab
MF (g%)0.73 ± 0.050.31 ± 0.04a0.50 ± 0.03ab0.59 ± 0.060.29 ± 0.02a0.45 ± 0.04b
PF (g%)1.15 ± 0.030.79 ± 0.07a1.03 ± 0.04b0.92 ± 0.090.64 ± 0.07a0.88 ± 0.05bc
VF (g%)2.95 ± 0.111.33 ± 0.49a2.30 ± 0.11ab2.67 ± 0.141.19 ± 0.12a1.96 ± 0.12ab
IF (g%)0.90 ± 0.070.71 ± 0.070.87 ± 0.050.79 ± 0.040.54 ± 0.04a0.87 ± 0.03b
  1. Data shown as mean ± SEM, n = 6–8/group. a p < 0.05 vs GL of the same litter size; b p < 0.05 vs GR of the same litter size, one-way ANOVA/Tukey; c p < 0.05 vs G6 under the same feeding regimen, test t.
  2. BW Body weight, BMI Body mass index, RF Retroperitoneal fat, MF Mesenteric fat, PF Periepididymal fat, VF Visceral fat, IF Inguinal fat