TABLE 1

Glucose concentrations in blood and VMH under baseline conditions in fed and overnight-fasted rats

FedFastedtP
n1110
Blood glucose (mmol/l)7.7 ± 0.25.8 ± 0.23.210.007
VMH glucose (mmol/l)1.42 ± 0.080.73 ± 0.055.760.0002
VMH/blood (%)18.7 ± 1.413.8 ± 0.83.210.007
  • Data are means ± SE. Extracellular glucose in VMH determined with zero-net-flux method.