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Table 1 Effect of purpurin on weight gain, food uptake, and food efficiency ratio

From: Anti-adipogenic and anti-obesity activities of purpurin in 3T3-L1 preadipocyte cells and in mice fed a high-fat diet

 Standard diet (SD)High-fat diet (HFD)HFD, 40 mg/kg purpurinHFD, 80 mg/kg purpurin
Weight gain (g/mouse)7.5925.4919.4915.72
Food uptake (g/day mouse)3.00 ± 0.17a2.47 ± 0.19b2.49 ± 0.17b2.32 ± 0.16c
Food efficiency ratio3.6114.7211.199.69
  1. Data are expressed as the mean ± SD of 10 mice experiments. Values sharing a common letter are not significantly different at p < 0.05