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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of rats

From: Atorvastatin protects endothelium by decreasing asymmetric dimethylarginine in dyslipidemia rats

Variables Sham (n = 15) Control (n = 15) Low-dose (n = 15) High-dose (n = 15)
Body weight (g) 215.51 ± 2.70 213.24 ± 3.62 216.45 ± 2.82 215.26 ± 3.33
TG (mmol/L) 1.03 ± 0.06 1.06 ± 0.08 1.03 ± 0.05 1.04 ± 0.07
TC (mmol/L) 3.45 ± 0.11 3.52 ± 0.14 3.36 ± 0.15 3.44 ± 0.13
LDL-C (mmol/L) 2.05 ± 0.10 2. 08 ± 0.12 2.06 ± 0.14 2.09 ± 0.12
HDL-C (mmol/L) 0.93 ± 0.04 0.91 ± 0.04 0.90 ± 0.05 0.93 ± 0.03
FBG (mmol/L) 4.06 ± 0.05 4.10 ± 0.08 4.08 ± 0.05 4.10 ± 0.08
NO (umol/L) 11.73 ± 1.05 12.02 ± 1.14 11.81 ± 1.09 10.98 ± 1.04
CRP (mg/L) 2.16 ± 0.32 2.28 ± 0.33 2.17 ± 0.22 2.32 ± 0.35
MDA (nmol/L) 0.87 ± 0.04 0.90 ± 0.06 0.89 ± 0.03 0.93 ± 0.05
ADMA (ng/mL) 42.52 ± 6.40 44.75 ± 5.33 43.90 ± 6.05 44.15 ± 5.20