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Table 2 Phenotype of C57BL/6 DIO mice

From: RU486 did not exacerbate cytokine release in mice challenged with LPS nor in db/db mice

  Normal diet controls DIO mice
   Body weight (g) 28.7 ± 0.3 44.6 ± 0.6**
Blood   
   Glucose (mg/dL) 121 ± 3 160 ± 6*
   HbA1c (%) 3.6 ± 0.2 3.5 ± 0.3
Serum   
   Glucose (mg/dL) 225 ± 15** 344 ± 22*
   Insulin (ng/ml) 0.45 ± 0.06 5.07 ± 1.03**
   Total cholesterol (mg/dL) 67.0 ± 3.3 223.0 ± 3.1**
   Triglycerides (mg/dL) 93.0 ± 14.6 138.0 ± 9.8*
   FFA (mEq/L) 0.35 ± 0.03 0.47 ± 0.02*
   IL-6 (pg/ml) 191.2 ± 86.7 243.2 ± 144.7
   TNFα(pg/ml) 24.0 ± 1.1 35.6 ± 2.4*
   Corticosterone (ng/ml) 310 ± 30 380 ± 86
   ACTH (ng/ml) 2.3 ± 0.2 3.3 ± 1.0
  1. * p < 0.05 vs lean litter mates. **p < 0.01 vs lean littermates.