Table 1. Physical characteristics of CONT and HFD mice
Body weight (g) Start of experimentEnd of experimentMuscle weight (mg)Muscle weight/body weight (mg/g)Fat mass (g)Insulin (ng/mL)Blood glucose (mg/dL)HOMA‐IR (µU/mL*mg/dL/405)
4 week
CONT24.52 ± 0.33 (8)27.65 ± 0.80 (8)12.44 ± 0.52 (8)0.45 ± 0.01 (8)0.55 ± 0.08 (4)0.27 ± 0.02 (3)62.13 ± 3.00 (8)1.21 ± 0.11 (3)
HFD24.53 ± 0.26 (7)35.54 ± 1.12 (7) b12.81 ± 0.31 (7)0.37 ± 0.01b (7)2.26 ± 0.10 (5) b0.87 ± 0.20 (6) a85.57 ± 3.67 (7)4.81 ± 0.12 (6) a
12 week
CONT24.79 ± 0.32 (16)32.07 ± 0.46 (16)13.96 ± 0.36 (16)0.44 ± 0.02 (16)1.04 ± 0.04 (8)0.62 ± 0.15 (8)72.43 ± 4.04 (7)2.75 ± 0.51 (7)
HFD24.22 ± 0.35 (18)48.39 ± 0.81 (18) b13.83 ± 0.46 (18)0.28 ± 0.01 (18) b2.35 ± 0.16 (10) b1.79 ± 0.42b (8)104.57 ± 4.92 (7) b12.96 ± 3.46 (7) b
  • Number in parentheses indicate the total number.

  • a P < 0.05.

  • b P < 0.01.