TABLE 1

Effects of fasting and refeeding on blood chemistry

FedFastedRefed
Body weight (g)25.7 ± 1.220.6 ± 0.9*26.1 ± 1.4
Glucose (mg/dl)127 ± 9.865.2 ± 7.5*133 ± 12.1
Triglycerides (mg/dl)87 ± 5.665.3 ± 4.1*95.7 ± 3.8
Resistin (ng/ml)29.2 ± 1.415.2 ± 5.2*47.5 ± 6.6*
Leptin (ng/ml)3.92 ± 0.211.37 ± 0.03*6.09 ± 1.4*
Insulin (ng/ml)1.09 ± 0.120.28 ± 0.08*2.15 ± 0.45*
Corticosterone (ng/ml)84.7 ± 7.8244 ± 36.2*97.3 ± 11.2
  • Data are means ± SE, n = 8. Male C57BL/6J mice were fed a standard diet ad libitum or deprived of food for 48 h. Another group was deprived of food for 48 h and refed for 48 h.

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    * P < 0.05 vs. fed.