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Table 1 Metabolic parameters and anatomic data in control and OH rats after 12 weeks of diet

From: Adipose afferent reflex is enhanced by TNFα in paraventricular nucleus through NADPH oxidase-dependent ROS generation in obesity-related hypertensive rats

Parameters Control OH
BW (g) 513 ± 41 627 ± 45*
Plasma glucose (mg/dl) 132 ± 11 143 ± 14
Plasma insulin (ng/ml) 1.61 ± 0.18 2.92 ± 0.29*
Plasma cholesterol (mg/dl) 40.2 ± 4.1 58.9 ± 5.7*
Plasma triglyceride (mg/dl) 62.7 ± 5.9 88.7 ± 8.1*
HW (mg) 1573 ± 92 2148 ± 116*
HW/BW (mg/g) 3.07 ± 0.31 3.43 ± 0.42
Sum of WAT mass (g) 27.5 ± 3.1 56.2 ± 4.8*
  1. Sum of WAT mass includes inguinal, retroperitoneal, epididymal and mesenteric WAT mass. Values are mean ± SEM. n = 10 for each group
  2. OH obesity-related hypertensive rats induced by high fat diet, BW body weight, HW heart weight, WAT white adipose tissue
  3. * p < 0.05 versus Control