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Table 5 Changes in plasma cholesterol and phospholipid of Wistar rats after the PlsEtn diet for 9 weeks

From: Dietary plasmalogen increases erythrocyte membrane plasmalogen in rats

  Control diet (n = 8) PlsEtn- diet (n = 8) t-test
Total chol (mg/100mL) 98.4 ± 15.6 81.1 ± 10.2 p < 0.05
HDL-chol (mg/100mL) 53.6 ± 11.3 43.9 ± 7.8 p < 0.07
LDL-chol (mg/100mL) 22.1 ± 7.3 16.6 ± 5.5 p < 0.10
TG (mg/100mL) 145.1 ± 76.7 156.5 ± 73.7  
P-lipid (mg/100mL) 183.3 ± 22.9 152.7 ± 17.3 p < 0.01
Glucose (mg/100mL) 232.7 ± 36.8 220.9 ± 36.7  
Urea N (mg/100mL) 12.9 ± 1.9 13.1 ± 1.3  
AST (IU/L) 51.8 ± 4.3 53.4 ± 4.9  
ALT (IU/L) 24.9 ± 3.6 23.3 ± 3.7  
Albumin (g/100mL) 4.4 ± 0.2 4.3 ± 0.4  
Body weight (g) 478.8 ± 19.1 453.6 ± 21.5  
  1. Abbreviations: chol, cholesterol; HDL, high density lipoprotein; LDL, low density lipoprotein; TG, triacylglycerol; P-lipid, phospholipid; Urea N, urea nitrogen; AST, aspartate aminotransferase; ALT, alanine aminotransferase. Data are mean ± SD.