Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 3 Effects of the diets on activities of hepatic enzymes involved in lipid metabolism (Exp.1)

From: Hypolipidemic potential of squid homogenate irrespective of a relatively high content of cholesterol

  Control Squid
Lipogenic enzyme (nmol/min/mg protein)       
  Fatty acid synthase 7.69 ± 1.73 4.12 ± 1.58
  Malic enzyme 16.5 ± 2.9 8.9 ± 1.7*
  Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase 25.2 ± 3.6 11.6 ± 2.7*
  Phosphatidate phosphohydrolase 43.7 ± 9.04 22.3 ± 2.85*
Fatty acid-oxidizing enzyme (nmol/min/mg protein)       
  Carnintine palmitoyltransferase       
  In the liver 2.88 ± 0.33 2.25 ± 0.28
  In brown adipose tissue 7.52 ± 0.85 8.01 ± 0.79
  1. *Significantly different from the control group at p < 0.05.