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Table 1 Phenotype of LEW.1 W and WOKW rats at an age of 5 months (means ± SD)

From: The polygenetically inherited metabolic syndrome of male WOKW rats is associated with enhanced autophagy in adipose tissue

Traits LEW.1 W (n = 9) p-value WOKW (n = 9)
Body weight (g) 486 ± 15 < 0.001 712 ± 21
BMI (kg/cm2) 0.68 ± 0.15 0.017 0.85 ± 0.12
Blood glucose (mmol/l) 5.8 ± 0.5 NS 6.5 ± 0.9
HbA1c (%) 3.70 ± 0.11 NS 3.72 ± 0.12
Serum insulin concentration (ng/ml) 2.1 ± 0.8 <0.001 10.1 ± 3.1
Triglycerides (mmol/l) 1.5 ± 0.5 <0.001 3.9 ± 0.5
Total cholesterol (mmol/l) 3.2 ±0.6 NS 2.8 ± 0.4
Adiposity index 1.1 ± 0.6 <0.001 3.5 ±0.6