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Table 2 Vitamin D3 levels and total amount in liver and epididymal adipose tissue1,2

From: Effects of high fat diet-induced obesity on vitamin D metabolism and tissue distribution in vitamin D deficient or supplemented mice

   CVd HVd P-value
   CON
(n = 7)
HFD
(n = 7)
CON
(n = 7)
HFD
(n = 7)
Fat amount Vitamin D content Interaction
Liver Vitamin D3level
(ng/g tissue)
14.53 ± 3.0a 11.09 ± 2.9a 628.3 ± 74.7b 797.0 ± 105.3b 0.210 <  0.001 0.192
Total Vitamin D3amount (ng) 16.73 ± 3.16a 24.47 ± 5.70a 727.1 ± 108.9b 1608.0 ± 207.6c 0.001 <  0.001 0.001
Epididymal adipose tissue Vitamin D3levels
(ng/g tissue)
3.80 ± 0.44 a 2.50 ± 0.50 a 327.4 ± 61.57 b 310.5 ± 28.95 b 0.768 <  0.001 0.806
Total Vitamin D3 amount (ng) 4.68 ± 0.54a 3.87 ± 0.71 a 385.4 ± 45.1b 554.3 ± 23.3c 0.002 < 0.001 0.002
  1. 1Two-way ANOVA was used to determine the significant effects of fat amount and vitamin D content, and an interaction. abDifferent superscripts indicate significant difference (P < 0.05) by Fisher’s LSD multiple comparison test. Data are presented as means ± SEMs
  2. 2CON 10% kcal fat diet, HFD 45% kcal fat diet, CVd Control vitamin D, HVd High vitamin D