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Table 2 Serum lipid levels in rabbits during the experiment.

From: Effects of isoflavone-supplemented soy yogurt on lipid parameters and atherosclerosis development in hypercholesterolemic rabbits: a randomized double-blind study

Time C IY H HIY HY HP HE HI
TC         
Initial 49.0 ± 3.7a 42.0 ± 4.4a 42.0 ± 2.8a 44. 5 ± 5.4a 45.3 ± 5.1a 44.8 ± 5.8a 46.3 ± 2.7a 46.0 ± 1.9a
T30 63.3 ± 4.3d 59.3 ± 6.6d 3650.0 ± 138.0a 3517.5 ± 159.9a 2452.5 ± 277.5c 3380.0 ± 189.9ab 3413.5 ± 192.7a 2938.5 ± 154.5b
T60 53.3 ± 6.2c 43.5 ± 4.4c 2556.5 ± 120.3a 1867.5 ± 251.7b 1583.8 ± 86.3b 1876.3 ± 233.6b 2605.0 ± 166.2a 2327.5 ± 71.5a
HDL-C         
Initial 31.5 ± 2.3a 29.8 ± 2.2a 28.5 ± 2.5a 31.8 ± 1.1a 32.0 ± 2.6a 31.5 ± 3.6a 30.3 ± 1.5a 29.8 ± 1.9a
T30 38.3 ± 2.1a 36.8 ± 3.8ab 25.5 ± 0.9c 37.3 ± 2.4ab 31.0 ± 2.2bc 32.0 ± 2.5abc 34.3 ± 2.7ab 30.8 ± 1.8bc
T60 26.8 ± 2.8a 27.0 ± 1.7a 16.8 ± 2.8c 26.0 ± 2.1a 26.0 ± 1.7a 22.8 ± 2.8ab 24.0 ± 1.9a 20.5 ± 2.1bc
n-HDL-C         
Initial 17.5 ± 2.6a 12.3 ± 2.8a 13.5 ± 2.9a 12.8 ± 2.3a 13.3 ± 3.0a 13.3 ± 2.4a 16.0 ± 2.0a 16.3 ± 1.92a
T30 25.0 ± 2.6d 22.5 ± 2.9d 3624.5 ± 138.0a 3480.3 ± 162.2a 2421.5 ± 278.5c 3348.0 ± 187.4ab 3379.3 ± 193.1a 2907.8 ± 154.5b
T60 26.5 ± 4.4c 16.5 ± 2.5c 2539.8 ± 120.2a 1841.5 ± 249.8b 1557.8 ± 86.6b 1853.5 ± 231.8b 2581.5 ± 166.2a 2307.0 ± 71.3a
TGL         
Initial 90.0 ± 5.3ab 68.5 ± 12.8b 66.0 ± 7.3b 65.8 ± 7.2b 61.5 ± 8.9b 59.3 ± 4.4b 99.5 ± 9.5a 99.3 ± 9.2a
T30 57.5 ± 2.9e 83.5 ± 4.2de 260.3 ± 9.4a 145.5 ± 27.5c 245.3 ± 17.6ab 262.0 ± 31.8a 122.8 ± 20.4cd 203.3 ± 3.6b
T60 53.0 ± 4.5d 61.0 ± 7.3d 245.5 ± 25.9a 70.5 ± 3.9d 235.0 ± 27.7a 192.0 ± 12.3b 115.8 ± 6.4c 215.0 ± 7.1ab
  1. Values (in mg/dL) represent mean ± SEM (n = 6). Statistical comparison of groups: means with identical letters on the same line do not differ significantly (P ≤ 0.05).
  2. C = control; IY = isoflavone supplemented soy yogurt; H = hypercholesterolemic; HIY = hypercholesterolemic plus isoflavone-supplemented soy yogurt; HY = hypercholesterolemic plus soy yogurt; HP = hypercholesterolemic plus placebo; HE = hypercholesterolemic plus E.faecium; HI = hypercholesterolemic plus isoflavone.
  3. TC = Total Cholesterol; HDL-C = High Density Lipoprotein; n-HDL-C = non - High Density Lipoprotein; TGL = Triglycerides.