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Table 1 Body weight, adipose tissue weight and metabolic profile of C57BL/6J mice among different groups (mean ± SEM)

From: Effects of metformin on metabolism of white and brown adipose tissue in obese C57BL/6J mice

 NDHFDMET
WAT mass (%)2.16 ± 0.38**4.74 ± 0.574.56 ± 0.34
BAT mass (%)0.26 ± 0.04*0.14 ± 0.020.20 ± 0.03
TC (mg/dl)38.95 ± 0.82***76.20 ± 3.0472.71 ± 1.88
TG (mg/dl)61.45 ± 1.70**75.88 ± 3.1562.38 ± 1.39**
Leptin (pg/ml)687.56 ± 50.46***1144.19 ± 70.59707.91 ± 48.81***
Adiponectin (ng/ml)4.98 ± 0.13***3.34 ± 0.264.09 ± 0.15*
Resistin (pg/ml)793.91 ± 84.14811.32 ± 75.58667.40 ± 47.91
  1. ND normal diet, HFD high fat diet, MET metformin, WAT white adipose tissue, BAT brown adipose tissue, TC total cholesterol, TG triglyceride. *Compared with HFD group.*p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001