Table 4: Relative expression of genes implicated in metabolic and immune response in liver, muscle and jejunum mucosa according to experimental groups. 2

Organ Gene Group A
SP point
Group B
SP point
Group C
Eof point
Group A+
Eof point
Group A-
Eof point
Group B+
Eof point
Group B-
Eof point
Lipid metabolism FAS 1±0a 1±0a 717±312b 334±95b 439±148b 410±189b 604±273b *
FABP4 3±1a 1±0a 177±77b 58±10b 87±21b 105±27b 57±26b **
FAT/CD36 2.84±2.23 0.94±0.43 0.04±0.01 0.04±0.01 0.07±0.02 0.05±0.01 0.07±0.03 N.S
ApoB n.d n.d n.d 2,4±1,7 2,3±1,7 8,6±4,6 7,1±6,4 N.S
Glucid metabolism
GluT2 n.d n.d n.d 1.6±0.1 1.5±0.1 1.3±0.1 1.4±0.1 N.S
Lipid metabolism FAS n.d n.d n.d 1.07±0.56 1.19±0.49 0.60±0.16 0.69±0.23 N.S
Jejunal mucosa
Immune response PPARG 0,9±0,3a 2,2±1,7a 4,8±0,4b 4,1±0,6b 3,8±0,7b 3,2±0,8b 4,4±0,7b **
LITAF 0.97±0.30a 0.68±0.21a 0.42±0.09b 0.55±0.11b 0.47±0.05b 0.27±0.07c 0.39±0.07bc **
IL8 0,8±0,1 1,1±0,2 n.d n.d n.d n.d n.d N.S
Metabolism regulation
FIAF 1.03±0.08a 1.16±0.25a 3.69±0.53b 4.50±0.51bc 3.51±0.75bc 2.72±0.89ab 5.23±0.59d **

2The values are expressed as means ± standard error of the mean (SEM) of 2-∆∆Ct with group C at SP point as reference group. a, b, c, d Means in the same row with unlike superscripts differ (P < 0.05).