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Table 2 Biometric characteristics of high-fat fed, C57BL/6 mice

From: Mesenchymal stem cell transplantation for the infarcted heart: therapeutic potential for insulin resistance beyond the heart

  SHAM MI + PBS MI + MSC
Fasting Plasma Glucose (mM) 11.37 ± 0.48 10.81 ± 0.43 9.06 ± 0.32*†
Fasting Plasma NEFA (mM) 1.04 ± 0.05 1.09 ± 0.06 0.8 ± 0.06*†
Fasting Plasma Insulin (μU/ml) 60.08 ± 13.22 50.76 ± 16.15 42.46 ± 11.13
Experimental Plasma Insulin (μU/ml) 128.02 ± 15.77 108.17 ± 8.84 160.04 ± 24.32
Muscle (%) 68.70 ± 1.76 77.75 ± 1.96* 67.88 ± 2.38†
Fat (%) 29.53 ± 1.80 20.74 ± 2.02* 30.25 ± 2.42†
Free Fluid (%) 1.77 ± 0.11 1.51 ± 0.17 1.87 ± 0.27
  1. Data are mean ± SEM.
  2. n = 11-12 mice per group for plasma glucose, n = 10-12 for plasma NEFA, n = 8-9 for fasting plasma insulin, n = 8 for experimental plasma insulin, n = 9-13 for body composition.
  3. *p < 0.05 vs. SHAM.
  4. †p < 0.05 vs. MI + PBS.