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Table 3 Body composition of rats on days 11 and 21 of pregnancy.

From: Treatment of pregnant rats with oleoyl-estrone slows down pup fat deposition after weaning

   P11 P21
    Controls OE-treated
Body weight (g)   250 ± 5.8 335 ± 7.09 298 ± 10.6 *
Body composition     
Lipid content (g)   33.9 ± 0.67 45.4 ± 0.99 30.6 ± 1.32 *
Protein content (g)   43.3 ± 0.86 48.6 ± 0.97 47.9 ± 1.47
Energy content (MJ)   2.18 ± 0.04 2.63 ± 0.006 2.06 ± 0.09 *
Changes in body composition     
Body weight Absolute (g)   85.2 ± 7.04 46.5 ± 4.91 *
  Relative (%)   34.1 ± 2.82 17.8 ± 1.61 *
Protein Absolute (g)   5.24 ± 1.05 3.85 ± 0.71
  Relative (%)   12.1 ± 2.38 8.89 ± 1.48
Lipid Absolute (g)   11.8 ± 0.67 -3.10 ± 0.37 *
  Relative (%)   34.8 ± 1.15 -9.14 ± 1.22 *
Energy (MJ) Absolute (g)   0.47 ± 0.03 -0.17 ± 0.03 *
  Relative (%)   21.5 ± 1.36 -7.96 ± 1.30 *
  1. Changes in body composition are shown, either in absolute or in relative values. The values are expressed as the mean + s.e.m. of 6 animals.
  2. Statistical differences: * = P < 0.05 (OE-treated vs. controls).