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Table 5 Effects of cholesterol on enzyme activities involved in hepatic lipid metabolism1

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

  Control Cholesterol
ME(nmol/min·mg protein ) 47.6 ± 4.0 27.7 ± 1.6 *
G6PDH(nmol/min·mg protein) 64.8 ± 7.5 18.7 ± 1.2*
FAS(nmol/min·mg protein ) 9.71 ± 1.64 5.19 ± 0.86*
PAP(nmol/min·mg protein ) 21.2 ± 1.0 18.2 ± 1.1**
CPT(nmol/min·mg protein ) 6.54 ± 0.40 5.00 ± 0.37**
  1. 1Data are presented as mean ± S.E.M. n = 7 rats per group.
  2. ME, malic enzyme; G6PDH, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase; FAS, fatty acid synthase; PAP, phosphatidate phophatase; CPT, carnitine palmitoyl transferase
  3. *P < 0.05,**P < 0.01, compared to control group.