Table 1

Basal (5-h fasted) characteristics of sod2+/− mice

ChowHF
sod2+/+sod2+/−sod2+/+sod2+/−
Body weight (g)25 ± 124 ± 134 ± 135 ± 1
Fat mass (%)9 ± 18 ± 0.430 ± 128 ± 2
Arterial glucose (mg·dL−1)123 ± 3131 ± 4152 ± 6155 ± 6
Insulin (ng·mL−1)0.7 ± 0.10.9 ± 0.22.0 ± 0.22.4 ± 0.3
Nonesterified fatty acid (mmol/L)0.72 ± 0.040.75 ± 0.070.75 ± 0.060.67 ± 0.03
  • All data are expressed as mean ± SEM. n = 9–11.

  • P < 0.05 compared with chow with the same genotype.