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Table 1 Effect of krill oil supplementation on safety parameters

From: Krill oil reduces plasma triacylglycerol level and improves related lipoprotein particle concentration, fatty acid composition and redox status in healthy young adults - a pilot study

  Baseline Endpoint p-value
CRP, mg/L 1.5 ± 2.1 2.0 ± 4.3 0.6
ALT, U/L 19.4 ± 6.4 20.0 ± 8.4 0.7
AST, U/L 25.6 ± 5.4 26.6 ± 6.7 0.2
ALP, U/L 61.7 ± 18.6 61.8 ± 16.0 0.8
Bilirubin, μmol/L 6.9 ± 1.9 8.4 ± 4.9 0.2
Protein, g/L 71.5 ± 4.7 71.1 ± 4.2 0.4
Albumin, g/L 46.9 ± 2.4 46.6 ± 2.3 0.5
GT, U/L 12.9 ± 4.7 14.0 ± 5.2 0.04
Insulin, μU/mL 6.3 ± 2.5 6.6 ± 3.7 0.9
Glucose, mmol/L 4.7 ± 0.4 4.8 ± 0.4 0.1
  1. Values are given as means ± standard deviation (n = 17). P-values ≤ 0.05 were considered statistically significant
  2. Abbreviations: ALT alanine-aminotransferase, ALP alkaline phosphatase, AST asparat aminotransferase, CRP C-reactive protein, GT gamma-glutamyltransferase