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Table 2 Concentrations of triglycerides and cholesterol in plasma, lipoproteins and liver of control and BSO rats.

From: Glutathione deficiency down-regulates hepatic lipogenesis in rats

  Control group BSO group
Triglycerides   
Plasma (mmol/l) 1.66 ± 0.47 2.02 ± 0.47
VLDL (mmol/l) 0.79 ± 0.23 0.91 ± 0.38
Liver (μmol/g) 26.1 ± 2.8 20.2 ± 5.2*
Cholesterol   
Plasma (mmol/l) 2.24 ± 0.40 2.09 ± 0.42
LDL (mmol/l) 0.31 ± 0.06 0.34 ± 0.12
HDL (mmol/l) 1.22 ± 0.17 1.18 ± 0.30
Liver (μmol/g) 7.82 ± 0.88 6.77 ± 1.40
  1. Values are means ± SD, n = 10. * Different from control rats at P < 0.05, determined by Student's t-test.