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Table 5 Effect of supplementation of a hydrogenated trans fat and a corn-oil based low trans structured fat on the enzyme activities related to the hepatic fatty acid metabolism in apo E-/- mice.

From: Differential effect of corn oil-based low trans structured fat on the plasma and hepatic lipid profile in an atherogenic mouse model: comparison to hydrogenated trans fat

  CS LC
Fatty acid synthesis
   G6PD (nmol/min/mg protein) 24.90 ± 2.74 7.42 ± 0.30***
   ME (nmol/min/mg protein) 217.4 ± 18.64 126.58 ± 15.32**
Fatty acid oxidation
   β-oxidation (μmol/min/mg protein) 0.43 ± 0.08 5.42 ± 1.13*
   CPT (nmol/min/mg protein) 19.86 ± 1.42 27.09 ± 1.56**
  1. Data are mean ± S.E. (n = 10). Values are significantly different from the CS group according to Student's t test: *P < .05, **P < .01, ***P < .001. G6PD, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase; ME, malic enzyme; CPT, carnitine palmitoyl transferase.
  2. CS, commercial shortening; LC, low trans structured fat from corn oil