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Table 1 Effects of photoperiod and temperature on body mass and serum leptin levels in A. draco

From: Effects of photoperiod and temperature on the body mass, thermogenesis, and serum leptin levels of Apodemus draco (Rodentia: Muridae) in the Hengduan Mountain region, China

Parameter SD-cold (n= 10) SD-warm (n= 10) LD-cold (n= 10) LD-warm (n= 10)
Body mass (g) 30.22 ± 1.45 b 35.75 ± 1.38 a 31.05 ± 1.36 b 36.88 ± 1.46 a
Body fat mass (g) 3.39 ± 0.16 b 3.96 ± 0.13 a 3.48 ± 0.16 b 4.03 ± 0.14 a
Wet carcass mass (g) 20.13 ± 0.89 a 22.98 ± 1.21 a 20.36 ± 1.02 a 23.02 ± 1.23 a
Dry carcass mass (g) 8.19 ± 0.75 a 10.65 ± 0.72 a 9.62 ± 0.59 a 10.84 ± 0.95 a
Water of carcass (g) 11.93 ± 0.56 a 12.33 ± 0.46 a 10.75 ± 0.56 a 12.18 ± 0.56 a
Serum leptin levels (ng/ml) 2.26 ± 0.08 b 2.49 ± 0.12 a 2.29 ± 0.09 b 2.55 ± 0.12 a
  1. Different lowercase letters in a given row indicate a significant difference (p < 0.05). SD, short photoperiod; LD, long photoperiod.