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Table 1 Mean cross-sectional areas of adipocytes and lipid droplets in ABALCs and white fat adipocytes

From: The brown adipocyte differentiation pathway in birds: An evolutionary road not taken

Cell type Cross sectional area (μm2)
   Lipid droplets
  Whole cell Mean Range
ABALCs 191.8 ± 8.2* 0.40 ± 0.01* 0.031–6.626
Abdominal fat 716.7 ± 35.4* 51.7 ± 9.7* 0.283–1,262.215
  1. *Significantly different at α = 0.05. One-way ANOVA; Kruskal-Wallis on ranks.