Table 1

Results (mean ± SE) from 12 ob/ob and 12 lean mice

ob/ob group data are significantly greater (P < 0.01) than lean group data for all parameters except mg DNA/g liver.
MiceWeightDNA
Body (g)Liver (g)Liver/body (%)mg/g livermg/total liver
Lean25 ± 51.1 ± 0.24.3 ± 0.58.5 + 0.39.4 + 0.3
ob/ob 55 ± 63.8 ± 0.76.8 ± 1.24.4 + 0.616.5 + 1