Table 2: Effects of pioglitazone on organ weights in female SDT fatty rats at 13 weeks of age.

Absolute kidney weight (mg)

Absolute liver weight (g)

Relative kidney weight (mg/g)

Relative liver weight (g/g)

Control group

3754 194

29.1 11.0

7.882 0.922

0.0594 0.0172

Pioglitazone 1 mg/kg group

3442 361

27.1 9.8

7.121 1.083

0.0541 0.0126

Pioglitazone 10 mg/kg group

3083 175*

26.3 3.4

4.805 0.072**

0.0411 0.0056

 

 

 

 

 

Data represent mean standard deviation (n = 5). *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01: significantly different from Control group.