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Table 1 Effect of various pharmacological interventions on anthropometric parameters and weights of fat pads and liver

From: Possible modulation of FAS and PTP-1B signaling in ameliorative potential of Bombax ceiba against high fat diet induced obesity

Anthropometric parameters
Group: NC HFD control B.C. 100 B.C. 200 B.C. 400 Gem.50
BMI 0.580 ± 0.0397 1.088 ± 0.028a 0.882 ± 0.025b 0.675 ± 0.071b,c 0.0.652 ± 0.054b,c 0.779 ± 0.028b
Lee index 303.51 ± 10.94 380.9 ± 4.07a 342.7 ± 2.79b 315.97 ± 15.98b,c 313.015 ± 15.033b,c 332.4 ± 5.63b
Wt. of fat pads and liver wt. (g/100 g of body wt)
Epididymal 2.13 ± 0.42 4.583 ± 0.36a 3.05 ± 0.64b 1.3 ± 0.27b,c 1.28 ± 0.24b,c 2 ± 0.48b
Mesenteric 1.9 ± 0.11 4.85 ± 0.217a 3.95 ± 0.38b 2.15 ± 0.41b,c 2.17 ± 0.43b,c 3.1 ± 0.66b
Retroperitoneal 1.8 ± 0.43 5.28 ± 0.25a 3.93 ± 0.197b 2.13 ± 0.34b,c 2.03 ± 0.4b,c 3.23 ± 0.85b
Total fat pads 5.83 ± 0.612 14.72 ± 0.56a 10.93 ± 1.15b 5.58 ± 0.96b,c 5.48 ± 1.03b,c 8.3 ± 1.93b
Liver wt. 7.083 ± 0.231 13.30 ± 0.62a 12.98 ± 0.64 7.48 ± 0.42b,c 7.47 ± 0.52b,c 12.88 ± 0.96
  1. Results were expressed as mean ± SD; ap < 0.05 vs NC, bp < 0.05 vs HFD control, cp < 0.05 vs Gem.50.