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Table 3 Effect of atorvastatin, and FFM on inflammatory and endothelial function biomarkers in HCD fed rats

From: Efficacy of functional foods mixture in improving hypercholesterolemia, inflammatory and endothelial dysfunction biomarkers-induced by high cholesterol diet

  Normal HCD HCD + FFM HCD + Ator
CRP (ng/ml) 0.2 ± 0.02a 0.46 ± 0.14b 0.25 ± 0.054a 0.35 ± 0.054b
TNFα (pg/ml) 13 ± 6 a 20 ± 11 b 2.8 ± 0.92c 4.8 ± 2.5c
NOS (μIU/ml) 168 ± 9.2a 214 ± 8.6b 192 ± 8.9a 189 ± 7a
VICAM1 (pg/ml) 61 ± 4.5a 70 ± 3.6a 30 ± 9b 72 ± 4.7a
  1. These values represent means and standard errors, the different superscript letters a, b, c, indicated a significant difference at P > 0.05