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Table 1 Piglet bodyweight and brain weight

From: Neuropathology in intrauterine growth restricted newborn piglets is associated with glial activation and proinflammatory status in the brain

Piglet groups P1 P4
IUGR (n = 6) NG (n = 6) IUGR (n = 6) NG (n = 6)
Bodyweight in kilogrammes (mean ± SEM) 0.873 ± 47.16 1.507 ± 111.7*** 0.770 ± 41.57 1.973 ± 157.4****
Brain weight in grams (mean ± SEM) 27.83 ± 1.142 30.48 ± 0.8878 27 ± 0.8375 32.19 ± 1.102**
Brain:body weight (g/kg) 32.1 ± 1.302 20.63 ± 1.246**** 35.35 ± 1.263 16.63 ± 0.860****
  1. Piglet bodyweight and brain weight. IUGR piglets had significantly lower mean bodyweight when compared to NG piglets in both age groups. Significantly lower mean brain weight was observed only at P4 in IUGR piglets compared to NG. IUGR piglets in both age groups demonstrated significantly higher brain to bodyweight ratio in comparison to respective NG groups. Values are the mean ± SEM. **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001; ****p < 0.0001 IUGR versus NG