Table 2: Final body weight, weight change, plasma insulin and blood glucose values of rats on AL, OB or FR diet.

From: Insulin enhances striatal dopamine release by activating cholinergic interneurons and thereby signals reward

Diet groupFinal body weight (g)Per cent weight gain or lossPlasma insulin (ng ml−1)Blood glucose (mg dl−1)
AL451±523.6±1.81.11±0.11125±4
OB523±10***36.2±1.9***1.51±0.18125±6
FR304±3***−21.9±0.3***0.44±0.08***117±5
  1. Data are means±s.e.m. (n=12–24 rats, ***P<0.001 versus AL, one-way ANOVA followed by Tukey HSD).