Table 1

Body and organ weight in sham-operated and UniNx mice

Sham-operatedUniNx
ChowHFDChowHFD
Body weight (g)
 Before surgery24.5 ± 1.025.1 ± 0.624.4 ± 0.625.1 ± 0.8
20 weeks after35.2 ± 0.751.2 ± 1.033.3 ± 0.750.4 ± 1.0
 N722822
Kidney weight (mg)
 Right kidney212 ± 6231 ± 6269 ± 7***284 ± 11***
 Left kidney203 ± 5209 ± 6
 N7887
Liver weight (mg)1,576 ± 11.72,458 ± 192##1,454 ± 452,169 ± 145##
 N713812
Fat pad weight (mg)
Inguinal576 ± 742,479 ± 140###428 ± 752,362 ± 97###
Epididymal899 ± 971,857 ± 103###887 ± 1562,382 ± 150**,###
Mesenteric719 ± 1581,416 ± 89###523 ± 591,389 ± 131###
 N713812
  • ***P < 0.001 compared with sham-operated mice.

  • ##P < 0.01 compared with chow-fed mice.

  • ###P < 0.001 compared with chow-fed mice.

  • **P < 0.01 compared with sham-operated mice.