Research Paper Volume 10, Issue 6 pp 1338—1355

Chronic vitamin D insufficiency impairs physical performance in C57BL/6J mice

Figure 2. Analysis of body composition and bone mineral density. Body weight was measured every two weeks in mice given standard (STD) and low (LOW) vitamin D3 in chow (A). Four months following the initiation of treatment lean mass (B), fat mass (C), and bone mineral density (D) were assessed using dual X-ray absorptiometry, n=6 per group, “*” indicates p < 0.05.