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Table 6 Effects of the diets on activities of hepatic enzymes involved in lipid metabolism (Exp.2)

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 4.67 ± 0.99 2.40 ± 0.58*
  Malic enzyme 15.7 ± 2.7 9.70 ± 1.03
  Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase 8.51 ± 1.43 4.12 ± 0.50
  Phosphatidate phosphohydrolase 5.91 ± 0.32 4.82 ± 0.20*
Fatty acid-oxidizing enzyme (nmol/min/mg protein)       
  Carnintine palmitoyltransferase       
  In the liver 2.12 ± 0.42 2.36 ± 0.58
  In brown adipose tissue 5.95 ± 0.86 4.55 ± 1.16
  1. Data are mean ± SE (n = 6-7).
  2. *Significantly different from the control group at p < 0.05.