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Table 3 Effects of photoperiod and temperature on dry 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) 0.046 ± 0.001 a 0.043 ± 0.005 a 0.043 ± 0.002 a 0.044 ± 0.002 a
Lungs (g) 0.070 ± 0.001 a 0.068 ± 0.001 a 0.069 ± 0.001 a 0.070 ± 0.001 a
Liver (g) 0.502 ± 0.045 a 0.410 ± 0.026 b 0.483 ± 0.020 a 0.395 ± 0.016 b
Kidneys (g) 0.043 ± 0.001 a 0.042 ± 0.001 a 0.042 ± 0.001 a 0.040 ± 0.001 a
Spleen (g) 0.005 ± 0.001 a 0.004 ± 0.001 a 0.004 ± 0.001 a 0.004 ± 0.001 a
Stomach (g) 0.096 ± 0.011 a 0.096 ± 0.018 a 0.094 ± 0.014 a 0.093 ± 0.014 a
Small intestine (g) 0.033 ± 0.002 a 0.028 ± 0.007 b 0.030 ± 0.002 a 0.029 ± 0.003 b
Cecum (g) 0.046 ± 0.002 a 0.045 ± 0.003 a 0.045 ± 0.004 a 0.044 ± 0.005 a
Large intestine (g) 0.044 ± 0.003 a 0.043 ± 0.003 a 0.045 ± 0.007 a 0.045 ± 0.007 a
  1. Different lowercase letters in a given row indicate a significant difference (p < 0.05). SD, short photoperiod; LD, long photoperiod.