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Table 2 Body, liver and adipose weights of the experimental mice

From: Inhibitory effects of astaxanthin on azoxymethane-induced colonic preneoplastic lesions in C57/BL/KsJ-db/dbmice

Group no. Treatment No. of mice Body weight (g) a Relative organ weight (g/100 g body weight) a
Liver adipose b
1 None 10 51.2 ± 3.2 6.7 ± 0.9 5.9 ± 0.5
2 Astaxanthin 10 50.3 ± 3.0 6.1 ± 0.8 5.5 ± 0.8
3 AOM alone 10 46.7 ± 4.0c 5.6 ± 0.7c 5.6 ± 0.8
4 AOM + astaxanthin 10 48.6 ± 3.4 6.0 ± 0.6 5.1 ± 0.7
  1. aMean ± SD.
  2. bWhite adipose tissue of the periorchis and retroperitoneum.
  3. cSignificantly different from group 1 by Tukey-Kramer Multiple Comparison Test (P < 0.05).