TABLE 1

Metabolic parameters during the basal period (after pretreatment) in control (saline), IL-6–treated, IL-6–and IL-10–co-treated, lipid-infused, and lipid- and IL-10–co-treated groups

nBody weight (g)Basal period
Plasma glucose (mmol/l)Plasma insulin (pmol/l)Plasma fatty acids (mmol/l)
Control824 ± 19.1 ± 0.5130 ± 151.2 ± 0.1
IL-6–treated522 ± 27.9 ± 0.5119 ± 290.9 ± 0.1
IL-6–and IL-10–co-treated722 ± 07.9 ± 0.786 ± 10*1.1 ± 0.1
Lipid-infused527 ± 16.9 ± 0.4*110 ± 182.1 ± 0.5*
Lipid- and IL-10–co-treated527 ± 27.2 ± 0.3*92 ± 151.9 ± 0.2*
  • Data are means ± SE.

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    * P < 0.05 vs. control mice by Duncan’s multiple range test.