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Table 2 Plasma values in Zucker obese (ZO) and Zucker diabetic (ZDF) rats and in their respective controls (CO and CZ).

From: Lipogenesis in arterial wall and vascular smooth muscular cells: regulation and abnormalities in insulin-resistance

  CZ ZDF CO ZO
Triglycerides mM     
7 weeks 0.53 ± 0.06 4.12 ± 0.48*** 0.49 ± 0.09 1.19 ± 0.09**
14 weeks 0.54 ± 0.07 3.78 ± 0.39*** 0.55 ± 0.07 2.15 ± 0.30**
21 weeks 0.59 ± 0.05 5.85 ± 1.03*** 0.72 ± 0.17 3.73 ± 1.09*$
Glucose mM     
7 weeks 7.39 ± 0.28 7.32 ± 0.31 6.89 ± 0.13 7.56 ± 0.53
14 weeks 7.02 ± 0.39 30.11 ± 0.91*** 7.52 ± 0.58 7.90 ± 0.34
21 weeks 7.58 ± 0.32 30.20 ± 0.21*** 6.05 ± 0.64 10.59 ± 2.45*$
Insulin μg/L     
7 weeks 4.7 ± 0.7 16.0 ± 3.0** 0.8 ± 0.4 4.8 ± 1.0**
14 weeks 6.8 ± 1.1 4.5 ± 1.0 1.7 ± 0.4 6.7 ± 0.3***
21 weeks 8.5 ± 0.5 <0.05** 1.2 ± 0.2 6.3 ± 0.5***
  1. Measurements were made in the post-absorptive state.
  2. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001 vs the respective control group; $ p < 0.05 vs the value at 7 weeks of the same group