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Table 2 Levels of cardiac troponin and paraoxonase 1 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

Cardiac markers Groups Median (IQR) Interquartile Range Mean
Cardiac troponin (ng/ml) (1) Control 0.2 0.2-0.3 0.2
(2) Cardiac ischemia 0.8 0.7-1.0 0.97 a***
(3) Flaxseed supplemented 0.2 0.2-0.2 0.2 d***
(4) Flaxseed with exercise 0.3 0.3-0.4 0.3c**, E***, F***
Paraoxonase 1 (ng/ml) (1) Control 92.6 89.6-94.7 92.3
(2) Cardiac ischemia 83.4 82.6-85.4 83.6 a***
(3) Flaxseed supplemented 77.5 73.5-79.0 75.9 b***, d****
(4) Flaxseed with exercise 99.0 97.0-101.3 99.0 c***, E***, F***
  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.