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Table 3 Adipose tissue depot weights

From: The effects of dietary macronutrient composition on lipid metabolism-associated factor gene expression in the adipose tissue of chickens are influenced by fasting and refeeding

Effect1 Weights (g) Weights (% BW)
 HC 0.33a 0.41a
 HF 0.34a 0.42a
 HP 0.23b 0.30b
 SEM 0.017 0.021
P-value 0.0001 0.0002
 Subcutaneous 0.52a 0.65a
 Clavicular 0.27b 0.34b
 Abdominal 0.11c 0.14c
 SEM 0.017 0.021
P-value 0.0001 0.0001
 D × D 0.08 0.20
  1. 1Effects of diet (high-carbohydrate: HC; high-fat: HF; and high-protein: HP), adipose tissue depot (subcutaneous, clavicular and abdominal), and the interaction between diet (D) and depot (D) on adipose tissue weights and weights as a percentage of body weight. Values represent least squares means and pooled standard errors of the means with associated P-values for each effect (n = 10). Unique superscipts within an effect are significantly different at P < 0.05, Tukey’s test