TABLE 1.

Serum parameters of 8-month-old female micea

Genotype (no. of mice)Mean ± SEM of:
Glucose (mg/dl)TG (mg/dl)FFA (mM)Insulin (ng/ml)Leptin (ng/ml)
Agrp+/+ (10)118.48 ± 8.8047.69 ± 4.670.782 ± 0.0630.338 ± 0.0573.125 ± 0.662
Agrp−/− (12)126.05 ± 3.3646.62 ± 5.290.721 ± 0.0600.254 ± 0.0383.764 ± 1.139
  • a Mice were fasted for 4 h prior to blood collection. TG, triglyceride; FFA, free fatty acids.