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Table 1 Comparison of the changes in physiological and NMR parameters of total water in liver mitochondria induced by tumor development and fasting.

From: Changes in liver mitochondrial plasticity induced by brain tumor

  Body weight loss Liver to body weight ratio T1obs T2obs
Tumor-bearing/Healthy rats (n = 5)     
Total (n = 22) -22% (****) -16% (***) + 11%(*) + 6% (NS)
T+++ (n = 3) -23% (****) -27% (***) + 36% (*) + 29% (*)
Fasted/Fed rats (n = 6/n = 6) -8% (*) -23% (**) + 26% (**) + 55% (****)
  1. Statistical significance (Student's t-test) between groups means:
  2. (*) 0.02 <P < 0.05, (**) 0.01 <P < 0.02, (***) 0.001 <P < 0.01, (****) P < 0.001.
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