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Fig. 2 | Biology of Sex Differences

Fig. 2

From: Sex difference in thermal preference of adult mice does not depend on presence of the gonads

Fig. 2

Gonadectomy affected the energy balance pattern mainly in female mice. a Gonadectomy increased body weight only in female mice. Weights of mice measured at the first day of each experimental week are plotted. b Daily food intake and c fecal production were higher in female mice with negative correlations with the experimental T a. d Body weight was unchanged during the 24-h period in the experimental setup when the experimental T a was set at 26 and 29 °C, but some groups of mice gained weight when the experimental T a was set at 32 °C. Two-way ANOVA: $ p S < .05, $$$ p S < .001, + p S×G < .05, ++ p S×G < .01, +++ p S×G < .001, and Tukey test: *p < 0.05, ***p < 0.001. Error bar indicates SEM, n = 7-8 per group

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