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Table 4 Effects of in ovo leptin administration on leptin concentration and lipid metabolic parameters in liver and serum of newly hatched chicks

From: In ovo leptin administration affects hepatic lipid metabolism and microRNA expression in newly hatched broiler chickens

Parameter Control Leptin
Liver leptin (ng/g T-protein) 42.71 ± 4.06 58.06 ± 5.42*
  TG (μmol/g liver) 23.15 ± 1.38 20.12 ± 0.54
  Tch (μmol/g liver) 16.88 ± 0.62 13.80 ± 0.13**
Serum leptin (ng/mL) 1.10 ± 0.11 1.53 ± 0.10**
  TG (mmol/L) 0.67 ± 0.06 0.90 ± 0.07*
  Tch (mmol/L) 8.44 ± 0.22 9.93 ± 0.43*
  ApoB (g/L) 0.096 ± 0.009 0.138 ± 0.017*
  1. Values are represented as means ± SEM, *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01 compared with control, n = 12.