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Table 7 Effects of the diets on fecal fatty acid and steroid excretion (Exp.2)

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

  Control Squid
Dry feces weight (g/2 day) 4.27 ± 0.33 4.41 ± 0.26
Fatty acid (mg/2 day) 69.4 ± 8.3 61.2 ± 3.3
  Neutral steroids (mg/2 day) 8.27 ± 0.83 8.50 ± 0.76
  Acidic steroids (mg/2 day) 24.4 ± 2.3 33.7 ± 4.3*
  Total steroids (mg/2 day) 31.8 ± 2.1 42.2 ± 4.3*
  1. Data are mean ± SE (n = 6-7).
  2. *Significantly different from the control group at p < 0.05.