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Table 1 Total body, liver and white adipose tissue weights at sacrifice

From: Polybrominated diphenyl ether congener, BDE-47, impairs insulin sensitivity in mice with liver-specific Pten deficiency

  Control Tsc1 −/− Pten −/−
Age 10-11 weeks 10-11 weeks 9-11 weeks
Treatment BDE DMSO BDE DMSO BDE DMSO
Body weight 20.95 ± 0.22 20.01 ± 0.97 18.69 ± 0.42 19.66 ± 0.68 21.23 ± 1.51 20.92 ± 0.51
P-Value 0.6 0.4 0.9
Liver:Body weight 3.89 ± 0.12 4.10 ± 0.26 4.27 ± 0.18 4.12 ± 0.20 4.86 ± 0.20 4.90 ± 0.13
p-value 0.5 0.6 0.86
(BDE vs DMSO)
p-value           0.02 (vs. Pten-/-)     0.01 (vs. Pten-/-)
(DMSO vs. DMSO)   
White adipose tissue weight 0.243 ± 0.03 0.257 ± 0.04 0.287 ± 0.03 0.257 ± 0.03 0.238 ± 0.03 0.313 ± 0.11
p-value 0.8 0.6 0.5
(BDE vs DMSO)