Table 1

Body Weight Prior to Each Porsolt Test and Tissue Collection Body Weight, WAT and WAT/BW (grams, MEAN ± SEM)

Experiment

Diet

1st PFST

2nd PFST

3rd PFST

T.C. BW

T.C. WAT

WAT/BW


1

Phyto-low

330.4 ± 5.9

354.0 ± 5.7**

375.6 ± 7.3**

369.9 ± 80.4**

20.1 ± 1.7*

0.054 ± 0.004*

Phyto-600

327.6 ± 5.1

326.4 ± 5.4

332.6 ± 6.7

331.3 ± 6.4

13.1 ± 1.2

0.039 ± 0.003


2

Phyto-low

318.5 ± 15.0

338.2 ± 16.5

N/A

335.1 ± 15.8

16.1 ± 2.4

0.047 ± 0.005

Phyto-600

301.1 ± 12.9

323.2 ± 16.3

322.3 ± 15.2

11.9 ± 2.5

0.036 ± 0.006


3

Phyto-low

336.0 ± 7.3

N/A

N/A

336.0 ± 7.3

16.0 ± 0.9

0.042 ± 0.005

Phyto-600

319.1 ± 6.8

N/A

N/A

319.1 ± 6.8

11.4 ± 0.7#

0.032 ± 0.004


4

Phyto-low

431.0 ± 12.6*

487.1 ± 20.6*

454.4 ± 56.6

453.5 ± 19.3

23.4 ± 5.1

0.049 ± 0.009

Phyto-600

371.5 ± 15.4

414.6 ± 12.3

417.0 ± 57.8

413.6 ± 20.2

20.2 ± 2.0

0.048 ± 0.010


5

Phyto-low

526.5 ± 25.9*

507.9 ± 21.2

N/A

505.6 ± 21.0

32.1 ± 3.9#

0.063 ± 0.006#

Phyto-600

469.1 ± 21.3

472.1 ± 19.6

N/A

471.7 ± 19.0

23.3 ± 2.7

0.049 ± 0.005


Comparing diet and/or equol treatments within a column category: ** p < 0.001; * p < 0.01; # p < 0.05; PFST = Porsolt forced swim test, N/A = not assayed, T.C. = tissue collection; BW = body weight; WAT = white adipose tissue deposition, Bold values = time of equol injection.

Blake et al. BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:28   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-12-28

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