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Table 4 Correlation (r value) between bacterial populations, lipid parameters and lesion size

From: Influence of a probiotic soy product on fecal microbiota and its association with cardiovascular risk factors in an animal model

Bacterial population Total Cholesterol non-HDL-C HDL-C ox-LDL Ab Lesion size
Enterococcus spp. - 0.98 (0.19) -0.98 (0.18) 0.97 (0.66) -0.90 (0.45) -0.84 (0.09)
Lactobacillus spp. - 0.99 (0.37) -0.99 (0.32) 0.95 (0.57) -0.96 (-0.33) -0.78 (0.26)
Bifidobacterium spp. - 0.99 (0.27) -0.99 (0.27) 0.90 (0.57) -0.99 (-0.40) -0.81 (0.19)
Enterobacteria 0.60 (0.27) 0.6022 (-0.27) -0.79 (-0.57) 0.40 (0.07) 0.43 (-0.24)
Clostridium spp. -0.49 (-0.49) -0.49 (-0.50) 0.37 (0.41) -0.76 (0.73) -0.76 (-0.66)
  1. Correlation coefficients with an r superior of 0.7 are shown in bold face type
  2. Values including control animals are presented in parentheses.