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Table 2 Effect of krill oil on plasma lipid concentrations 8 weeks after MI

From: Krill oil attenuates left ventricular dilatation after myocardial infarction in rats

  Control feed Krill oil feed
  Sham MI MI-nPT MI-PT
  mmol/L
Total cholesterol 2.09 ± 0,14 1.93 ± 0.08 1.73 ± 0.10* 1.59 ± 0.06**
HDL cholesterol 1.31 ± 0.07 1.33 ± 0.06 1.22 ± 0.06 1.05 ± 0.04***
LDL cholesterol 0.24 ± 0.04 0.25 ± 0.02 0.20 ± 0.02* 0.16 ± 0.02**
Free cholesterol 0.56 ± 0.04 0.49 ± 0.02# 0.42 ± 0.02* 0.40 ± 0.01**
Triglycerides 1.67 ± 0.24 1.12 ± 0.17 1.53 ± 0.14* 1.59 ± 0.11**
Phospholipids 2.19 ± 0.12 1.91 ± 0.06# 1.75 ± 0.07 1.73 ± 0.05*
FFA 0.15 ± 0.04 0.34 ± 0.05# 0.12 ± 0.03** 0.11 ± 0.02***
Glucose 11.8 ± 0.47 11.6 ± 0.39 11.1 ± 0.37 10.8 ± 0.41
  1. MI, myocardial infarction; nPT, non-pretreated; PT, pretreated; HDL, high density lipoprotein; LDL, low density lipoprotein; FFA, free fatty acids. Values are mean ± SEM. #P ≤ 0.05 vs sham, *P ≤ 0.05 vs MI-control, **P ≤ 0.01 vsMI-control, ***P ≤ 0.001 vs MI-control, P ≤ 0.05 vs MI-nPT.