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Table 2 The change of body weight, food intake and adipose tissue weight in CON and SP groups

From: Silk peptide treatment can improve the exercise performance of mice

Initial body weight (g) 34.7±0.6 34.3±0.3
Final body weight (g) 37.1 ± 2.1 35.7 ± 1.3*
Body weight gain (g) 2.8 ± 1.4 1.4 ± 1.0**
Food intake (g/day) 4.4 ± 0.3 4.9 ± 0.3***
Food efficiency ratio 0.7 ± 0.2 0.3 ± 0.0***
Abdominal tissue (g)   
Epididymal 0.48 ± 0.0 0.42 ± 0.10*
Perirenal 0.15 ± 0.0 0.12 ± 0.04
Mesenteric 0.51 ± 0.0 0.48 ± 0.07
Total adipose tissue 1.15 ± 0.1 1.03 ± 0.17*
  1. The change of body weight, food intake and adipose tissue weight. CON: untreated with training, SP: silk peptide-treated with training. Values are presented as means ± standard deviations (n=36). Significant difference between groups are indicated by *p<0.05, **p<0.01, ***p<0.001.