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Table 3 TG content in aortas of Zucker obese (ZO) and 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

TG μg/mg tissue CZ ZDF CO ZO
7 weeks 0.28 ± 0.06 2.10 ± 0.42** 27.8 ± 5.8 49.1 ± 5.3*
14 weeks 0.50 ± 0.09 2.57 ± 0.37** 26.4 ± 4.2 66.9 ± 7.8**
21 weeks 2.64 ± 1.16 $ 4.92 ± 1.37 $ 46.6 ± 11.2 66.6 ± 7.2
  1. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01 vs the respective control group; $ p < 0.05 vs the value at 7 weeks of the same group