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Table 2 Biometric data of ZL and ZDF rats at an age of 22 weeks

From: Expression of fourteen novel obesity-related genes in zucker diabetic fatty rats

Parameters   Week 22  
  ZL (n = 6) ZDF (n = 6) p
Blood glucose [mg/dl] 87 ± 1 393 ± 19 <0.001
SBP [mmHg] 119 ± 5 99 ± 2 0.003
Body weight [g] 405 ± 9 376 ± 4 0.01
Tibia length [cm] 4.5 ± 0.04 4.3 ± 0.03 0.008
Leptin [ng/ml] 10.3 ± 0.6 15.4 ± 1.6 0.013
Adiponectin [μg/ml] 23.0 ± 1.8 15.7 ± 0.6 0.003
  1. Values are mean ± SEM. SBP indicates systolic blood pressure.