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Table 2 Effects of cholesterol on the growth parameters in Wistar rats1

From: The mechanism of dietary cholesterol effects on lipids metabolism in rats

  Control Cholesterol
Initial B.W. (g) 197 ± 2 197 ± 2
Final B.W. (g) 305 ± 4 310 ± 6
Food intake (g/d) 24.8 ± 0.5 24.6 ± 0.4
Total W.A.T. (g/100 g B.W.) 5.62 ± 0.38 4.99 ± 0.34
Liver weight (g) 12.1 ± 0.7 17.0 ± 0.9*
  1. 1Data are presented as mean ± S.E.M. n = 7 rats per group.
  2. B.W., body weight; W.A.T., white adipose tissue.
  3. *P < 0.001, Compared to control group.