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Table S1. Composition of the low fat diet (LFD) and the moderately-high fat diet (MHFD).

Table S2. Nucleotide sequences of the primer pairs used for quantitative real time RT-PCR.

Figure S1. Respiratory Exchange Ratio (RER) plotted with time (A) and as percentage cumulative relative frequency (PCRF) curve at 12 weeks (B) of C57BL/6J mice kept at 28°C on low fat diet (LFD, grey, n = 6) and on moderately high fat diet (MHFD, black, n = 6). B: arrows indicate average 24 h RER. *: p < 0.05.

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