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Table 1 Baseline measurements

From: Sexual dimorphism in myocardial acylcarnitine and triglyceride metabolism

  Male Female ANOVA
  Wistar GK Wistar GK Phenotype Sex Phen × sex
(N = 4) (N = 4) (N = 4) (N = 4)    
Weight (g) 491.67 ± 5.34 334.17 ± 10.26* 256.97 ± 5.35 230 ± 2.80 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
Insulin (μU/mL) 14.5 ± 5.76 12.33 ± 2.00 11.86 ± 3.56 7.46 1.37 0.199 0.348 0.362
Glucose (mmol/L) 7.80 ± 0.43 9.85 ± 0.54 7.68 ± 0.57 9.76 ± 1.25 0.020 .0936 0.745
Serum NEFA (μmol/L) 1084.50 ± 155.94 1434.25 ± 124.64 1421.75 ± 202.11 1406.25 ± 130.01 0.305 0.341 0.265
Serum TG (μmol/L) 877.01 ± 155.69 1219.97 ± 119.37 525.78 ± 88.95 1157.80 ± 244.44 0.011 0.228 0.392
Tissue NEFA (μg/mg) 0.77 ± 0.03 1.34 ± 0.18 0.74 ± 0.04 0.98 ± 0.06 0.0005 0.071 1
  1. Values are mean ± SEM. Italicized values indicate significance at P < 0.05, P < 0.05, P < 0.01, *P < 0.001 GK significantly different than Wistars
  2. GK Goto-Kakizaki rats