Effect of KPE on muscle fiber size, hindlimb muscle volume, and muscle weights. (a) Representative H&E stain of gastrocnemius muscle fibers (magnification, ×200). (b) Gastrocnemius muscle fiber cross-sectional area. (c) Microcomputed tomography images of hindlimb muscle. (d) Hindlimb muscle volume. (e) Weights of gastrocnemius (GA), tibialis anterior (TA), soleus (SOL), and extensor digitorum longus (EDL) muscles.
compared to saline-treated WT group;
compared to saline-treated ob/ob