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Table 3 Effect of purpurin on organ weights

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

 Organ weight (g)
HeartLungKidney
Normal diet0.152 ± 0.0260.171 ± 0.0150.351 ± 0.035
High-fat diet only (HFD)0.161 ± 0.0150.180 ± 0.0190.400 ± 0.019
HFD + 40 mg/kg purpurin0.154 ± 0.0170.183 ± 0.0290.382 ± 0.039
HFD + 80 mg/kg purpurin0.146 ± 0.0290.178 ± 0.0210.376 ± 0.038
  1. Data are expressed as the mean ± SD of 10 mice experiments. No significant differences between test groups at p < 0.05