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Table 4 Body weight, glycemia, absolute and relative weights of the male reproductive organs of rats at 40, 60 and 90 days old.

From: Short- and long-term reproductive effects of prenatal and lactational growth restriction caused by maternal diabetes in male rats

  40 days 60 days 90 days
  OC (n = 8) OD (n = 6) OC (n = 8) OD (n = 6) OC (n = 6) OD (n = 6)
Body weight (g) 148.89 ± 4.40 102.90 ± 5.17b 269.14 ± 9.54 219.38 ± 10.45a 375.76 ± 6.70 314.48 ± 25.46
Glycemia (mg/dL) 132.25 ± 12.18 142.33 ± 11.40 109.00 ± 3.71 113.67 ± 2.94 103.00 ± 2.37 103.00 ± 0.39
Testis (g) 0.69 ± 63.78 0.44 ± 49.10a 1.50 ± 0.05 1.12 ± 0.05b 1.63 ± 0.15 1.39 ± 0.10
   (g/100 g of BW) 0.46 ± 29.60 0.42 ± 35.08 0.56 ± 0.02 0.52 ± 0.04 0.44 ± 0.05 0.45 ± 0.02
Epididymis (mg) 74.51 ± 6.44 49.50 ± 4.30b 271.56 ± 7.08 172.73 ± 13.92b 532.92 ± .92 423.70 ± 28.32b
   (mg/100 g of BW) 49.74 ± 2.96 48.15 ± 0.74 100.85 ± 5. 26 80.13 ± 7.95a 143.17 ± 7.18 135.64 ± 2.73
Prostate (mg) 51.60 ± 5.74 40.98 ± 2.58 167.30 ± 1.22 112.70 ± 9.06a 429.72 ± 9.25 278.88 ± 14.95b
   (mg/100 g of BW) 34.43 ± 3.54 40.08 ± 2.65 60.37 ± 5.07 51.84 ± 4.46 115.04 ± 7.96 91.23 ± 7.34
S. vesicle (mg) 28.58 ± 5.51 20.88 ± 2.71 432.63 ± 4.36 260.82 ± 38.65a 1120.00 ± 0.08 853.00 ± 0.10
   (mg/100 g of BW) 18.24 ± 3.03 20.41 ± 2.59 156.32 ± 3.58 123.76 ± 26.25 298.30 ± 0.02 275.25 ± 0.03
  1. Values expressed as mean ± SEM.ap < 0.05bp < 0.01. Mann-Whitney test. BW- body weight. OC- offspring of control dams; OD- offspring of diabetic dams.