Table 1

Body characteristics

Control

MSG

TFA

TFA+MSG

P-Value


Body weight (g)

Male

29.58 ± 2.49

27.89 ± 1.83

34.38 ± 4.05

34.04 ± 5.18

0.500

Female

22.04 ± 1.81*

20.95 ± 1.7**

24.45 ± 2.33*

22.95 ± 1.97*

0.638

Weight change (%)

Male

58.69 ± 2.51a

45.41 ± 1.83b

79.72 ± 2.3c

75.55 ± 3.18c

<.0001

Female

46.15 ± 2.13a***

37.11 ± 1.84a**

61.7 ± 3.6b***

45.81 ± 2.8a***

<.0001

Heart Weight (mg)

Male

127.4 ± 5.28a

144 ± 5.15ab

156.55 ± 3.34b

155 ± 4.96b

<.0001

Female

115.2 ± 4.71a

106.36 ± 4.34a***

144 ± 5.6b

138.5 ± 6.12b*

<.0001

Heart: body weight ratio

Male

4.67 ± 0.2a

5.27 ± 0.04b

4.16 ± 0.13a

4.27 ± 0.2a

<.0001

Female

5.38 ± 0.24a*

2.33 ± 0.11b***

1.96 ± 0.12b***

5.46 ± 0.31a**

<.0001

Tg (mg/dL)

Male

80.93 ± 7.79a

132.13 ± 12.63b

98.6 ± 11.1ab

112.7 ± 14.87ab

0.024

Female

77.47 ± 5.75a

106.13 ± 5.66ab

123.75 ± 15.5b

94 ± 11.3ab

0.019

Fasting Insulin (μIU/ml)

Male

7.34 ± 0.43a

12.31 ± 0.95b

9.07 ± 0.64ab

11.44 ± 1.73ab

0.014

Female

7.34 ± 1.3

7.6 ± 1.72*

7.77 ± 1.08

8.9 ± 0.86

0.833

Fasting Glucose (mM)

Male

2.93 ± 0.59

2.97 ± 0.47

4.24 ± 1.05

3.33 ± 0.78

0.585

Female

2.41 ± 0.31

2.78 ± 0.3

3.27 ± 0.66

2.83 ± 0.36

0.579

HOMA-IR

Male

0.96 ± 0.08a

1.62 ± 0.07b

1.71 ± 0.14b

1.7 ± 0.09b

<.0001

Female

0.79 ± 0.11a

0.93 ± 0.08ab***

1.13 ± 0.07b**

1.12 ± 0.07ab***

0.027

T-CHOL (mg/dL)

Male

119.2 ± 2.92a

118 ± 1.45a

124.67 ± 3.41ab

131.67 ± 1.17b

0.003

Female

121.6 ± 3.86

118 ± 3.97

130 ± 0.94

124 ± 2.97*

0.087

HDL-C (mg/dL)

Male

59.18 ± 5.34a

69.95 ± 2.53ab

80.8 ± 5.44b

84.53 ± 3.26b

0.002

Female

49.46 ± 3.61a

49.42 ± 4.9a**

72.53 ± 4.24b

36.66 ± 6.57a***

0.001


abc Uncommon letters indicate difference in means between diet groups within a row (P-value <0.05).

Differences between genders within a diet group for each variable are denoted by *,** and *** for p-values <0.05, <0.01 & <0.001

Collison et al. BMC Genomics 2011 12:555   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-555

Open Data