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Table 1 Metabolic parameters in aging mice

From: Characterization of age-related gene expression profiling in bone marrow and epididymal adipocytes

Parameter   6-month 14-month
  Weight (g) 35.0 ± 1.2 41.8 ± 4.0*
  Insulin (ng/mL) 0.57 ± 0.16 2.09 ± 0.44*
  Glucose (mg/dL) 118.7 ± 12 192.7 ± 17*
  Triglyceride (mg/dL) 240.9 ± 3.43 250.7 ± 6.8
Adipokines    
  Leptin (ng/mL) 3.52 ± 0.77 20.7 ± 2.38*
  Resistin (ng/mL) 1.35 ± 0.17 1.85 ± 0.20
  Adiponectin (μg/mL) 2.90 ± 0.20 5.66 ± 0.74*
Bone panel   
  Osteocalcin (ng/mL) 54.4 ± 4.8 31.8 ± 6.8*
  RANKL (ng/mL) 0.21 ± 0.03 0.17 ± 0.22
  Osteoprotegerin (ng/mL) 2.28 ± 0.40 1.92 ± 0.17
  1. Data are mean ± SE of 6 to 10 mice per age group. Body weights were determined at time of necropsy. Serum metabolites were measured in the fed state. * P < 0.05 vs. 6-month-old.