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Table 1 Parameters of peripherin KO mice measured in metabolic chambers (Mean ± SEM)

From: The type III neurofilament peripherin is expressed in the tuberomammillary neurons of the mouse

  Female H (n = 6) Female Hz (n = 6) Male H (n = 5) Male Hz (n = 5)
Body weight (g)     
  24.1 ± 0.8 23.7 ± 1.1 32 ± 1 30.5 ± 0.5
LMA (count/h)     
Day 1922 ± 161 1734 ± 174 1289 ± 182 1135 ± 129
Night 5102 ± 725 4764 ± 476 3010 ± 536 2278 ± 196
24 h 3512 ± 415 3249 ± 307 2150 ± 353 1707 ± 150
Food intake (g)     
Day 1.6 ± 0.1 1.1 ± 0.2 1.2 ± 0.2 1.2 ± 0.1
Night 3.1 ± 0.2 3.1 ± 0.4 2.7 ± 0.2 2.6 ± 0.3
24 h 4.7 ± 0.3 4.2 ± 0.4 3.8 ± 0.3 3.8 ± 0.3
Water intake (mL)     
Day 1.4 ± 0.1 1.6 ± 0.2 1.0 ± 0.1 0.7 ± 0.2
Night 3.8 ± 0.6 4.3 ± 0.6 2.2 ± 0.2 2.1 ± 0.3
24 h 5.2 ± 0.7 5.9 ± 0.8 3.3 ± 0.3 2.8 ± 0.4
EE (kcal/h)     
Day 0.75 ± 0.05 0.72 ± 0.02 0.53 ± 0.01 0.52 ± 0.03
Night 0.89 ± 0.05 0.87 ± 0.03 0.58 ± 0.02 0.58 ± 0.02
24 h 0.82 ± 0.05 0.79 ± 0.02 0.56 ± 0.01 0.55 ± 0.02