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Table 2 Blood and retroperitoneal adipose tissue parameters of adult male and female control and restricted offspring

From: Gender-specific effects of intrauterine growth restriction on the adipose tissue of adult rats: a proteomic approach

  Male Female
Control Restricted Control Restricted
Serum glucose (mg/dl) 100.2 ± 5.2 (18) 92.4 ± 3.1 (9) 95.2 ± 3.9 (13) 100.0 ± 5.2 (9)
Serum Insulin (ng/ml) 0.50 ± 0.07 (8) 0.79 ± 0.13 (9) 0.35 ± 0.06 (9) 0.34 ± 0.12 (9)
Serum adiponectin (μg/ml) 12.3 ± 1.4 (9) 11.3 ± 1.1 (9) 17.45 ± 1.81 (9) 18.47 ± 2.27 (9)
Serum corticosterone (ng/ml) 94.2 ± 7.9 (9) 97.0 ± 8.8 (8) 63.58 ± 9.54 (9) 71.06 ± 5.58 (9)
Serum triglycerides (mg/dl) 55.1 ± 4.3 (18) 68.6 ± 9.3 (9) 37.2 ± 3.1 (14) 38.7 ± 6.0 (8)
Serum TNF-α (pg/ml) 7.6 ± 1.7 (8) 18.2 ± 6.4 (8) 20.07 ± 1.8 (8) 14.78 ± 4.3 (9)
Serum IL-1β (ng/ml) 0.10 ± 0.04 (6) 0.06 ± 0.01 (6) 0.14 ± 0.04 (9) 0.04 ± 0.01*(8)
Tissue TNF- α (pg/ml) 49.3 ± 4.5 (8) 55.0 ± 3.2 (8) 63.93 ± 4.9 (8) 71.55 ± 4.3 (8)
Tissue IL-6 (pg/ml) 107.3 ± 7.0 (8) 106.6 ± 6.9 (8) 126.24 ± 3.8 (8) 134.13 ± 6.9 (8)
Tissue IL-10 (pg/ml) 187.6 ± 19.2 (8) 225.0 ± 28.7 (8) 275.89 ± 19.5 (8) 311.09 ± 19.5 (8)
  1. Data are means ± SEM. (number of animals)
  2. *p < 0.05 vs control