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Table 1 Levels of the cholesterol, triglyceride, LDL and HDL in plasma of control and experimental groups of rats

From: Effect of flaxseed supplementation and exercise training on lipid profile, oxidative stress and inflammation in rats with myocardial ischemia

Lipid profile Groups Median Interquartile Range Mean
Triglycerides (mg/dl) (1) Control 12.8 12.2-13.8 13.0
(2) Cardiac ischemia 34.5 32.8-36.8 34.2 a***
(3) Flaxseed supplemented 14.7 13.8-15.5 14.6 b*, d***
(4) Flaxseed with exercise 14.9 13.9-15.6 15.2c**,E***
Cholesterol (mg/dl) (1) Control 26.7 25.4-29.6 27.9±3.6
(2) Cardiac ischemia 74.4 58.6-75.4 69.6a***
(3) Flaxseed supplemented 28.0 26.8-30.8 28.8 d***
(4) Flaxseed with exercise 26.5 26.0-27.0 26.4 E***
HDL (mg/dl) (1) Control 26.8 25.4-27.6 26.5
(2) Cardiac ischemia 25.9 25.2-26.7 25.9
(3) Flaxseed supplemented 24.0 22.3-26.0 24.2b*
(4) Flaxseed with exercise 34.3 32.8-36.2 34.3c***, E***, F***
LDL (mg/dl) (1) Control 43.3 33.7-46.0 41.5
(2) Cardiac ischemia 34.3 31.5-36.4 33.9 a*
(3) Flaxseed supplemented 27.4 24.1-28.9 26.3b***, d***
(4) Flaxseed with exercise 24.4 23.0-26.3 24.5c***, E***,
  1. a: Significant difference between control and myocardial ischemia. b: Significant difference between control and flaxseed supplemented rats. c: Significant difference between control and flaxseed with exercise group. d: Significant difference between groups 2,3. E: Significant difference between groups 2,4 F: Significant difference between groups 3,4.
  2. *: P<0.05; **: P<0.001; ***: P<0.0001.