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Table 2 The effect of taurine on cellular cholesterol level (μg/mg · pro)

From: Cholesterol-lowing effect of taurine in HepG2 cell

  Control Taurine
1 mM 10 mM 20 mM
   Culture for 24 h (n = 5)
TC 150.9 ± 7.7 140.8 ± 6.3 134.8 ± 5.3* 127.3 ± 5.9*
FC 105.2 ± 7.0 99.2 ± 6.0 93.5 ± 5.3* 86.9 ± 6.2*
EC 45.6 ± 3.1 41.6 ± 3.8 41.3 ± 2.3 40.4 ± 2.3*
   Culture for 48 h (n = 6)
TC 153.8 ± 2.7 132.7 ± 3.6* 119.6 ± 3.7* 112.1 ± 4.6*
FC 111.0 ± 4.8 98.3 ± 5.8* 85.3 ± 3.6* 72.5 ± 4.5*
EC 42.8 ± 4.4 34.4 ± 5.1* 34.3 ± 6.4* 39.5 ± 5.1
  1. *Compared with control, P < 0.05