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Table 1 Dry mass of various internal organs (controlled for body mass minus wet organ mass) of Chinese Bulbuls (Pycnonotus sinensis) after 12 days food restriction

From: Food restriction decreases BMR, body and organ mass, and cellular energetics, in the Chinese Bulbul (Pycnonotus sinensis)

  Control FR Significance
Sample size (n) 12 10  
Muscle (mg) 297.0 ± 22.3 220.0 ± 25.4 F1,19 = 3.585, p = 0.074
Brain (mg) 187.5 ± 10.4 203.0 ± 11.9 F1,19 = 0.664, p = 0.425
Heart (mg) 75.4 ± 5.3 58.3 ± 6.1 F1,19 = 4.504, p = 0.047
Lung (mg) 57.0 ± 3.6 53.9 ± 4.2 F1,19 = 0.217, p = 0.646
Liver (mg) 66.0 ± 9.6 84.7 ± 10.9 F1,19 = 1.143, p = 0.298
Kidney (mg) 86.4 ± 4.5 71.6 ± 5.2 F1,19 = 4.418, p = 0.048
Gizzard (mg) 102.2 ± 10.6 92.1 ± 12.1 F1,19 = 0.269, p = 0.610
Small intestine (mg) 242.3 ± 22.3 158.6 ± 25.5 F1,19 = 7.081, p = 0.015
Rectum (mg) 15.9 ± 4.5 19.4 ± 5.2 F1,19 = 0.182, p = 0.674
Digestive tract (mg) 371.5 ± 30.6 269.9 ± 34.9 F1,19 = 5.005, p = 0.037
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SEM
  2. FR food restriction