Table 2: Biochemical analyses of serum obtained from the LETO and OLETF rats at 50 weeks of age.

LETOOLETF

Insulin (uIU/mL)6.16 ± 1.616.32 ± 0.39
Alanine aminotransferase (U/L)44.20 ± 4.6643.60 ± 9.02
Aspartate aminotransferase (U/L)74.20 ± 14.34122.20 ± 8.23**
Free fatty acid (µEq/L)712.00 ± 25.11840.80 ± 83.05*

OLETF: Otsuka Long-Evans Tokushima fatty rats; LETO: Long-Evans Tokushima rats. All data are expressed as means ± SE. , compared with LETO rats ( ).