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Table 1 Effect of long-term Al feeding on the total phospholipid and cholesterol content of myelin membrane in the rat brain.

From: Effect of long-term aluminum feeding on lipid/phospholipid profiles of rat brain myelin

Animals TPL (μg/mg protein) CHL (μg/mg protein) TPL/CHL (mole : mole)
Control(6) 1357.4 ± 136.4 785.1 ± 36.5 0.86 ± 0.07
Al-fed(8) 824.7 ± 95.8* 1222.1 ± 104.9** 0.33 ± 0.04***
  1. The rats weighing 100–120 g were given in their diet 100 mg AlCl3 / kg body weight / day for 90–100 days [19,30,33] as described in the text. Results are given as mean ± SEM of the number of observations indicated in the parentheses. * p < 0.01, ** p < 0.005, *** p < 0.001.