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Table 1 Serum indices of lipid metabolism in sedentary and exercised rats.

From: Endurance exercise is a leptin signaling mimetic in hypothalamus of Wistar rats

  Sedentary Group Exercise Group
HDL-C, mmol/l 1.25 ± 0.43 1.76 ± 1.07
LDL-C, mmol/l 2.05 ± 0.35 1.74 ± 0.25 *
TG, mmol/l 0.94 ± 0.22 0.86 ± 0.15 *
TC, mmol/l 0.82 ± 0.20 0.77 ± 0.19 *
FFA, μmol/l 267.9 ± 62.8 134.1 ± 45.6 **
leptin, ng/ml 3.7 ± 0.8 2.1 ± 0.7 **
IL-6, pg/ml 151.8 ± 31.5 239.6 ± 37.2 **
  1. Values are means ± SD. HDL, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; TG, triglyceride; TC, total cholesterol; FFA, free fatty acid; IL-6, interleukin-6. Significant difference from sedentary group, * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01.