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Table 3 Effects of various ratios of DHA/EPA on serum and liver lipids in high-fat diet-induced mice

From: Protective effects of various ratios of DHA/EPA supplementation on high-fat diet-induced liver damage in mice

  NC HFC DHA DHA/EPA
2:1
DHA/EPA
1:1
DHA/EPA
1:2
Serum TC/(mmol/L) 3.693 ± 0.298aA 5.175 ± 0.368bB 3.559 ± 0.246aA 4.144 ± 0.323aAB 4.058 ± 0.181aA 3.935 ± 0.180aA
Serum TG/(mmol/L) 1.198 ± 0.045bB 1.388 ± 0.029cC 0.862 ± 0.035aA 0.981 ± 0.060aA 0.986 ± 0.028aA 0.879 ± 0.046aA
Serum HDL-C/(mmol/L) 1.144 ± 0.044cdBC 0.791 ± 0.028aA 1.270 ± 0.043dC 1.015 ± 0.017bB 1.128 ± 0.038bcBC 1.267 ± 0.029dC
Serum LDL-C/(mmol/L) 1.954 ± 0.082bcB 2.654 ± 0.055dC 1.600 ± 0.081aA 2.158 ± 0.087cB 2.070 ± 0.076bcB 1.914 ± 0.067bB
Liver TC/(mmol/L) 1.276 ± 0.099aA 2.452 ± 0.101dD 1.515 ± 0.078bAB 1.689 ± 0.055bcBC 1.811 ± 0.055cBC 1.823 ± 0.038cC
Liver TG/(mmol/L) 3.559 ± 0.184bAB 6.177 ± 0.330dD 2.693 ± 0.166aA 4.293 ± 0.100cBC 4.494 ± 0.350cC 4.538 ± 0.172cC
hepatic organ coefficient /(g/100 g) 3.835 ± 0.098aA 4.268 ± 0.037bB 4.019 ± 0.080aAB 3.934 ± 0.097aA 4.033 ± 0.037aAB 3.939 ± 0.060aA
  1. Note: Each value is the mean ± SEM (n = 8), and any two groups without the same lowercase or uppercase letters, as marked in the table, indicate a significant difference of p < 0.05 and p < 0.01, respectively