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Table 2 Effects of photoperiod and temperature on wet organ masses of 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)
Heart (g) 0.270 ± 0.026 a 0.237 ± 0.012 a 0.238 ± 0.010 a 0.232 ± 0.009 a
Lungs (g) 0.327 ± 0.017 a 0.307 ± 0.034 a 0.320 ± 0.011 a 0.310 ± 0.016 a
Liver (g) 1.977 ± 0.136 a 1.597 ± 0.173 b 1.752 ± 0.071 a 1.575 ± 0.046 b
BAT (g) 0.227 ± 0.020 a 0. 195 ± 0.038 b 0.220 ± 0.012 a 0.193 ± 0.010 b
Kidneys (g) 0.203 ± 0.017 a 0.190 ± 0.020 a 0.193 ± 0.006 a 0.183 ± 0.010 a
Spleen (g) 0.020 ± 0.001 a 0.019 ± 0.003 a 0.020 ± 0.002 a 0.020 ± 0.001 a
Stomach (g) 0.411 ± 0.016 a 0.402 ± 0.015 a 0.395 ± 0.016 a 0.397 ± 0.010 a
Small intestine (g) 0.763 ± 0.024 a 0.701 ± 0.045 b 0.743 ± 0.023 a 0.655 ± 0.030 b
Cecum (g) 0.440 ± 0.015 a 0.423 ± 0.026 a 0.438 ± 0.025 a 0.421 ± 0.022 a
Large intestine (g) 0.353 ± 0.020 a 0.340 ± 0.032 a 0.342 ± 0.016 a 0.336 ± 0.011 a
  1. Different lowercase letters in a given row indicate a significant difference (p < 0.05). BAT, brown adipose tissue; SD, short photoperiod; LD, long photoperiod.