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Plasticity of White Adipose Tissue in Tupaia belangeri under Food Restriction and Refeeding

Plasticity of White Adipose Tissue in Tupaia belangeri under Food Restriction and Refeeding

Dong-Min Hou1, Ting Jia2, Chun-yan Liu1, Zheng-Kun Wang1 and Wan-Long Zhu1*

1Key Laboratory of Ecological Adaptive Evolution and Conservation on Animals-Plants in Southwest Mountain Ecosystem of Yunnan, School of Life Sciences, Yunnan Normal University; Engineering Research Center of Sustainable Development and Utilization of Biomass Energy Ministry of Education; Key Laboratory of Yunnan Province for Biomass Energy and Environment Biotechnology, Kunming, 650500, China
2Yunnan University of Business Management, Kunming, 650106, China.
 
Dong-Min Hou and Chun-yan Liu contributed equally to this work.

*      Corresponding author: zwl_8307@163.com

Fig. 1.

Effects of food restriction and refeeding on body mass (A) food intake (B) and RMR (C) in T. belangeri. *P<0.05, **P<0.01 (compare with control group).

 

Fig. 2.

Morphological study of food restriction and refeeding on WAT in T. belangeri.
Control group: 0 d(A), 28 d (B), 56 d (C); FR-Re group: 0 d (D), 28 d of FR (E), 28 d of Re (F).

Fig. 3.

The flow cytometric analysis diagram on UCP1 and Cd137 of WAT in T. belangeri.
UCP1: 0 d (A, B), 28 d of FR (C, D), 28 d of Re (E, F); Cd137: 0 d (a, b), 28 d of FR (c, d), 28 d of Re (e, f).

Fig. 4.

The expression level on COX-2 (A), PGC-1α (B), PPARα (C), BMP7 (D), PRDM16 (E) gene of WAT in T. belangeri.
Data were presented as means ± SE, the letters on the column express significant difference between groups (P< 0.05).

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

December

Vol. 53, Iss. 6, Pages 2001-2521

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